Swanky supermarket chain Waitrose give holders of a myWaitrose loyalty card a daily free drink … even if they don’t make a purchase.
The promotion attracted complaints at the end of last year after snobby shoppers said it was attracting the ‘wrong type of customer’.
Penny Clayton, who does a weekly £100 shop at the supermarket said: “Please don’t turn Waitrose into a ‘soup kitchen’ handing out free drinks. The usual clientele are hardly strapped for cash.”
They don’t like mixing with us plebs.
Another shopper commented on the Daily Mail website: “My local Waitrose has attracted one or two of these types recently. Two women in particular are in there most mornings while I am buying my shopping. They have dirty looking toddlers who they allow to touch the fruit and vegetables while they are talking and turning a blind eye to what they are doing.
“There is a Tesco further down the road and they would be more at home there with people of their own kind and where I would never shop.”
So today we call on all you single mums, benefit claimants, immigrants, and all of us that are just a bit, well, ‘common’: let’s take advantage of this fantastically generous offer. What could be nicer than a free morning coffee while we sit and read The Mirror or The Sun!
And if we happen to piss off some stuck-up, middle class snobs in the process, well then, you know … job done 😉