A Welsh outlet of Tesco, the UK mega-grocer, has instituted a no-pyjamas policy for its shoppers. A year ago, I may have applauded, but that was before I got a wicked set of checked flannel PJs and dipped my toe in the PJs-in-public waters by taking them with to wear on long flights. Now, I say bring on the jammies! They have as much sartorial juju as jeans and sneakers!
A spokesman said Tesco did not have a strict dress code but it does not want people shopping in their nightwear in case it offends other customers...
Tesco ban on shoppers in pyjamas
[The signs] read: "To avoid causing offence or embarrassment to others we ask that our customers are appropriately dressed when visiting our store (footwear must be worn at all times and no nightwear is permitted)."
"I think it's stupid really not being allowed in the supermarket with pyjamas on.
"It's not as if they're going to fall down or anything like that. They should be happy because you're going to spend all that money."
(Image: Spencer in Pajamas, a Creative Commons Attribution photo from sociotard's photostream)
Tanner Stokes of Herp Derp fame has done it again. He invented what we have all longed for, since the internet began: an effective way to shut people up. “Plasma ball destroys the web.” Yes, friends, Tanner’s latest creation is the answer to unfriendly YouTube comments, harassing or abusive Facebook posts, douchey viral ads, you […]
These delightful images were created to celebrate an annual food and culture festival in Brazil.
Fenwick writes, “I had the tremendous opportunity to have a public talk with William Gibson when my university asked if I’d would to do a public talk with a public figure. I had no idea I’d be so lucky as to talk with William Gibson when I agreed. I thought you might be a kick […]
You’ve heard the news: cyber security is the new and very scary frontier. Hackers are out there just waiting for you to relax for a second and let them in. But that’s not going to happen to you. With a lifetime premium subscription to ZenMate VPN, you’re completely protected from anyone out there who wants […]
Remember back to the time when people thought java was just a hip way to talk about coffee? Or you vaguely remembered from geography class that it’s an island in the South Pacific? We’ve come a long way since then and now that we’ve rocket blasted into the tech future, you’re going to need to […]
Plastic is so 2013. You don’t want to buy something only to throw it away or lose it and barely care. You like nice things and want to hang onto them. The Plazmatic lighter here is a high quality, high tech alternative to the typical cheap, plastic lighter you get at the old gas station. […]