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What a silly saying !

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What a silly saying !

Been out on the roads today..... overtook a huge Halfords lorry, with their slogan...... "We go the extra mile"....
which.... really ... is a stupid saying....
We are supposed to believe that "going the extra mile" is a good thing to do.... but.... hang on a mo.... lets think seriously about it...
catch a bus from your town centre, after a days shopping, and pay your fare to your nearest bus stop to home.... and then the driver says... Oh it`s your lucky day, we take you an extra mile today, and drop you off therer    Roll eyes
Or... imagine catching a flight to (say) Gibraltar.... and the pilot says... "we go the extra mile".... you will end up 1 mile off shore, sinking fast...
so why is the Halfords lorry delivering its stuff to the corner shop, 1 mile from the destination Halfords store?    because ..... "We go the extra mile ">..  Grin Grin Grin
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Re: What a silly saying !

Grin Grin

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Re: What a silly saying !

Maybe they take the scenic route, which happens to be a mile longer?
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Re: What a silly saying !

Maybe Halford's staff are among those who give 110%.  Crazy
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Re: What a silly saying !

Another saying.... How can you give 10% more than 100% ?  Undecided
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Re: What a silly saying !

Quote from: JohnJ
Maybe they take the scenic route, which happens to be a mile longer?

That settles it....I'm not buying a Renault Scenic.

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Re: What a silly saying !

I can see you're already getting in the Christmas spirit.
The bottled kind. Smiley
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Re: What a silly saying !

They go the extra mile because they're using a Halfords  SatNav.