May 25th, 2006

batou: confused

WTF, mate.

The World Cup starts in just a few weeks time. Even if I weren't going to attend matches, I would know this, because of the zillions of England flags staring me in the face every time I walk outside. Suction-cupped to car windows, stickered onto the sides of construction lorries, taped to windscreens, hanging from pub walls, emblazoned on t-shirts. They're ubiquitous. Inescapable.

However, from the land of you've-got-to-be-taking-the-piss, I mean, Sainsbury's, I bring you the England Styrofoam wig, aka Tacky World Cup Merchandise, Exhibit A. They want ten quid for this thing!