Local Newspaper Nonsense

Feels like my local rags could fill a thread on their own.

Let me present the journalist who decides to compare a weight of cheese (which would, obvs, be impossible to imagine for the readers) to a weight of Mars Bars (which they can definitely get their brains around), decides that’s the headline right there and then never mentions the comparison in the article.

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what weighs more, 1.5 million mars bars or 1.5 million mars bars worth of goats cheese

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Now you’ve done it.

This will fox the greatest minds of DiS all day.

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Same value. Duh. What do you take me for, an idiot?

faux outrage

Let’s reconvene in the year 2049 and see if the Mars bar is still the go to chocolate bar for measurement.

I won’t make it till then. Can we check earlier?

I’ll set up a recurring diary notice for every five years.

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Thanks buster. You’re good to me.

I’m going to Norwich this weekend.

I shall tread warily.

The Bristol Post mostly just churns out the usual Trinity Mirror shit these days:

(two different names on this article and the first word is still spelled wrong)

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HTye!

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how heavy do you think a mars bar is? two eggs?

I support your 3 million egg comparison.

Is this Friday Banal?

Wales Online is the same, but with tonnes and tonnes of hideous local crime.

Also, this:

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No it fucking isn’t you cheeky git.

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The only things that the Bristol Post reports on with any reliability are anything that’s currently on fire and where the travellers are currently pitched.

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