Doom Bar Boom Bar

A charming list. Torn spiral bound A5 note paper in biro, two colours indicate later additions for the mysterious ‘m’.

Pizza written 3 times!

It was somebody’s anniversary and they needed a card. There was some travelling to be done as travel sickness tablets were required. A table needed covering. A good range of fruit and veg were sought. There were also so unknown items:

  • Compte
  • Boombar – listed separately to Doom Bar
  • Pom seeds

Sainsbury’s Reading, 2nd July 2022

Coke, Deoderant, Tonight’s Dinner

Another classic from Sol – Southampton Old Lady 

She says she found this list on a passenger walkway at the Port of Southampton.  I wonder if this person worked there and was going to do some grocery shopping on the way home but lost the list?

The list does seem to be heavily beverage focused.

What is wine number 1?

Coke, deodorant, tonight’s dinner, wine #1, beer, orange squash, blackcurrent, bread, ham (freezer?).

 

Pink Biscuits

Interesting one, a home cooker here with the mince, ham joint and other bits that need preparation. Any ideas what a pink biscuit is?

Pink biscuit, raisins, milk x 2, cheese, bananas, Aba bread?, honey, roast beef, veg, ham joint, mince, mozzarella, srut?, chip and dip, beer, throat sweets.

The consensus is that this is what the pink biscuits relates to:


Found Sainsbury’s, Calcot, Reading

15th September 2016

Great Hand Writing

Firstly, what great writing.

This list, I presume is for two people, maybe code named D and W? There is some mixture of upper and lower case writing and the common grocer’s apostrophe.

Crisps, beer, wine, D|ginger, bread, D|W|Tablets, oxo’s, chicken oxo’s, washing liquid, fruit, veg, curry sauce, rice.

In answer to the question, what is Oxo:

Found Sainsbury’s, Calcot, Reading
15th September 2016