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This week's fiddle-faddle

Babybel

Must be MC; they have a waxed jacket, says @heidistephens

Mini M&S 99p cheeses

Compelling

Personalised gifts

Always luggage, never towels. Distinction c/o @ohchrisburton

Cheese toasties

Need a more grown-up name, says @Gary_Bainbridge

America's "grilled cheese"

Not good enough. Implies there's no bread involved

Croque Anglaise

Possible winner from @Robins_Books

Supermarket pasta salads

Always, always rubbish

Andrex's "rollaphobia" campaign

No, we do NOT leave loads of rolls around the house!

Gladioli

Grand and colourful; very MC

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    Friday
    Dec142012

    CHATTERING CLASS: ZOOMING IN ON THE WEEK GONE BY

    The live music at the end of the Andrew Marr Show

    Terribly awkward every week

    Gin and bitter lemon

    Underrated

    Using a spirit level to put pictures up

    Acceptable. Nay, encouraged

    Hiding the decorations no one likes at the back of the tree

    As @rachelkennedy84 points out, no idea why we don't just bin them

    Two

    The appropriate number of minutes to hang around if you accidentally smash something in a shop

    Heston's mince pies for Waitrose

    @gi_nav evaluates: weird design, taste of gingerbread, a bit leftfield

    Lidl deluxe range mince pies

    Exquisite pastry, says @DaviesAnnie

    Christmas jumpers becoming cool

    Confusing

    Proper, stove-top popcorn

    Can't beat it

    High street artisan bakers on the rise

    Our towns are definitely smelling nicer

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