Food for Thought
4:52 am
Wed January 19, 2011

Supermarkets' trading on 'charade of intimacy'

Have you noticed your local grocery clerk asking you more personal questions of late? "Plastic or paper?" is giving way to "What are your weekend plans?"

This wicked turn toward what they call a 'charade of intimacy' doesn't sit well with Dick and Nancy. They've had it up to their squeaky shopping carts with faux familiarity!

And what about those frequent shopper cards that populate your wallet? Are they really 'saving' you money, as you're told at check out? 

They've got a thing or two to say about those so called 'rewards.' And Dick and Nancy hope you do too, and you'll leave your comments here.