Sunday 21 January 2018

Give Brendan a bottle of bubbly

Madam – Brendan Keenan, (Sunday Independent, March 17, 2013) takes some comfort in knowledge that the consumer price index has not increased.

Is this something he has been told to explain why he is not getting a raise this year?

What about the little misdirection that he himself mentions; that the item in the basket may change. A few years ago we might have put champagne and fillet steak in our basket. Now we substitute these with cider and horse burgers. The price of the basket is still the same. So that's OK?

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