desperate public outcry in the empire
Posted 04 September 2011 - 12:52 AM
“One thing kids like is to be tricked. For instance, I was going to take my little nephew to Disneyland, but instead I drove him to an old burned-out warehouse. 'Oh, no!', I said, 'Disneyland burned down.' He cried and cried, but I think that deep down he thought it was a pretty good joke. I started to drive over to the real Disneyland, but it was getting pretty late.”
*proud descendant of cheese eating surrender monkeys*
Posted 04 September 2011 - 01:13 AM
A comment from an unhappy customer:
'I cannot describe how awful this new tea tastes. The old award-winning tea was in a completely different league to this foul-tasting dishwater
but the company says the tea is new and refreshed...
Twinings’ new The Earl Grey contains extra bergamot and citrus.
According to the company’s website the product has been ‘refreshed’ with an ‘additional hint of bergamot’.
Alex Probyn, a master tea blender who runs the firm Blends for Friends, said: ‘You are talking about changing a product that people have been drinking for decades. A reaction is inevitable.’
A spokesman for Twinings insisted it had carried out extensive market research before implementing the changes.
He said: ‘As with all changes to blends, our new Earl Grey has undergone rigorous consumer tasting, receiving strong preference feedback over the previous blend.’
Read more: http://www.dailymail...l#ixzz1WwSUIBmJ
“It must be remembered that there is nothing more difficult to plan, more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to manage than a new system. For the initiator has the enmity of all who would profit by the preservation of the old institution and merely lukewarm defenders in those who gain by the new ones. ”
Posted 04 September 2011 - 01:18 AM
my annoying opinions: whisky, food and occasional cultural commentary
current restaurant review: heirloom: "modern farmhouse cuisine" in st. paul
current whisky review: old grand-dad, 80 proof
current recipe: keema with posole
facts are meaningless. you could use facts to prove anything that's even remotely true!
Posted 04 September 2011 - 01:49 AM