Thursday, 3 March 2011

When Buying Music

...always buy the Explicit version (if available). I mean, otherwise you're just paying for silence.

And the words they remove are usually $5 words...

Wednesday, 2 March 2011

Solutions That Aren't

The little one-woman cafe in the local garden centre has a menu behind the counter, entitled "Breakfast Solutions".


Solutions. As if they're solving a complex problem. It's bacon, sausage and egg, not world hunger.

Why not "Breakfast Options"? "Breakfast Choices"?

Or even just "Breakfasts"?

The problem is the bleed of marketing non-speak into everyday life. Horrid.