Posts tagged: Shoplifting

Half-inchers

The whole point of ‘surveys’ is to pull you up short and whisper, “Who’d a thowt it?” That and to get cheap and easy publicity for the products or services of the company that commissions them. For that reason, I’d don’t often allow such mass marketing opportunities as these pages (well a boy can dream) but every now and then I see one that makes me wonder: “Blimey! If that’s true…”

Like this one today — that 3.5 million (million!) people admit to shoplifting in the last five years. That’s a lot of people. More than seven times the population of Liverpool, so it can’t all be down to the scallies. (That’s me thrown in the PC slammer for sure.) Read more ›››