....in a handbasket
Everything wrong with the world in one convenient package:
It calls itself a "common sense" grocery store, but German-owned Austrian supermarket chain Billa made a recent public relations gaffe which suggests the opposite.
The store introduced pre-peeled, plastic-wrapped bananas.
"That's right: Billa sells bananas in adopted cellophane-wrapped homes, mercilessly and prematurely torn from their natural (and perfectly fine) casings," TIME reports.
The widow is gathering nettles for her children's dinner; a perfumed seigneur, delicately lounging in the Oeil de Boeuf, hath an alchemy whereby he will extract the third nettle and call it rent. ~ Carlyle