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Prince Harry

Even republicans approve, surely?

Microwaving tea

Recommended by scientists, apparently. Disgusting

No televised election debates

Disappointing; we were rather looking forward to May vs The Sturge

Broadchurch

Olivia Coleman = nailed-on Future National Treasure

Spring Bank holidays

Too close together! Very bad!

Bin-mageddon

“I queued for THREE BLOODY HOURS at B&Q for a new recycling bin! The entire town’s in CHAOS”

S-Town

To be listened to whole on a long journey for maximum effect

Using a proper paper map

Strangely satisfying

The “Flash” Flash ad

It’s back! Possibly the best ever singing dog in an advert ever

Crap tacos

Reheated, with too much chilli: middle-class kebabs, basically

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The Periodic Table of the Middle Class
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    Friday
    Jul052013

    CHATTERING CLASS: THIS WEEK'S IDLE TALK

    Checkout girl vs. customer on mobile phone

    Top marks to the checkout girl

    Taking holidays in other people's houses

    Can't get enough of this

    Salad spinners

    @MartynHett reports a severe shortage on the high street

    Sky Go, the "talking window" technology

    Leave us alone!

    Chutney

    As @Feisty_Onion says, its excellence cannot be overstated

    The fancier the job title, the less fancy the job

    Fact

    Posting "happy Independence Day to all my American friends" on Facebook

    @samuelpalin says it seems suitably, Britishly self-effacing to congratulate Americans for escaping our yoke

    Who uses Facebook anymore?

    ...is the thing everyone says while still using Facebook

    John Lewis opening Heathrow shop

    EXCITING. Yes, @heidistephens, it is

    The hashtag #foodporn

    Deplorable, says @LondonWineCirc

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