Oct 25, 2012

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23 thoughts on “Australia’s pigs and chickens sort of say thanks

  1. paddy

    One small step for bacon and eggs……But it *IS* a step.

  2. zut alors

    How good is it that Coles actually let us check out our groceries & do our own transaction! If we customers play our cards right they may eventually grant us the privilege of stacking the shelves.

    And precisely what does ‘excessive’ use of sow stalls mean?

  3. drovers cat

    OK that’s the pigs and chickens … but what about these poor boxers?

  4. JosieK

    My husband hates self service checkouts, ’cause he sees them as doing some poor school kiddies out of jobs. But I love them! I’m with you, doggie – how cool are they?!

  5. ernmalleyscat

    It’s not called ‘the bagging area’ for nothing.

  6. Holden Back

    Free range underpants, drover’s cat?

  7. Elbow Patches

    Um JosieK wasn’t 1st dog having a lend praising the self service checkouts…? Your husband is right… I know some of said student checkout slaves… Saving for life’s essentials and adventures… I sometimes ask the checkout kid if they’re studying… The answer is usually yes, sometimes followed by some interesting details… I say let’s keep human life as human as possible… It already looks like that’s going to be a challenge…

  8. Venise Alstergren

    ZUT: I’m with you. I’m even free to take out my own shopping.

    In the dim and distant past I can remember, in the dim and distant past, and alongside the Beatty Avenue railway station, there was a licensed Grocer shop. They had loose biscuits in tins, Kraft soap, Spam, and tinned Danish sausages. It was run by a man with the most appalling puns, “Did you know the Japanese had entered the space race?’ Me, ‘No.’ He, ‘haven’t you noticed there’s a Nip in the air?’

    And my shopping being carried to my car….Gollygollyblissbombs!

  9. Venise Alstergren

    PS: Strike one lot of ‘dim and distant pasts’.

  10. ianjohnno1

    It’s a beginning for the involved and committed, hopefully there will be more.

    On the subject of shopping: I try to avoid the big two but when I visit my local Woolies I often have trouble getting to products as they now have day staff stacking the shelves. Chucked a wobbly and walked out empty-handed one time when I couldn’t move for stackers.

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