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This Black Friday, spare a thought for the soulless bargain hunters

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As you might already be regretting knowing about, it’s Black Friday today. Woooop yay coffee machines for only £1,402.99 get ‘em while you can!!! (Stocks, we note, also seem to be on sale.)As you might imagine, we have had *many* PR emails from PRs about this dastardly day over the past week or so, and as you also might imagine, we have ignored 99 per cent of them. But one of them, with the following ominous subject line, piqued our curiosity. The effect of Black Friday on the human soul - the UK public speaks outNow we won’t share all of the quotes here, because honestly we don’t want to make our readers feel too desperate about this planet we’re all stuck hurtling around the sun on, but here is a selection (all emphasis ours): Dr Jackie Mulligan, expert on the Government’s High

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As you might already be regretting knowing about, it’s Black Friday today. Woooop yay...

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