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Bassetts Santa Babies

Discussion in 'Personal' started by kibosh, Dec 24, 2015.

  1. kibosh

    kibosh Star commenter

    Okay, we get Jelly Babies which are babies made of jelly, but why aren't the Santa sweeties called Jelly Santas?

    They are quite nice, btw. BUT . . . . . if we are going to be inundated and overloaded with festive advertising, could they AT LEAST get the wording right?
  2. ninenotes

    ninenotes Senior commenter

    They're way better than normal jelly babies. Not that I've been eating them or anything.

    If they're wrong I don't want to be right.
  3. kibosh

    kibosh Star commenter

    Sshhh!! You'll spoil my pedantic moan.

    *They are WAY better than normal jelly babies, aren't they? Yum. I've just scoffed half a packet of
  4. ninenotes

    ninenotes Senior commenter

    Who cares what they're called?

    They will be half price at the garage on Sunday and I'll be buying another bag. Unless they turn into a creme egg type all year round thing in which case they should be abolished immediately.
  5. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    Never heard of these particular sweets...

    But as I've got older I don't eat sweets much anymore [don't mean that disparagingly]
  6. kibosh

    kibosh Star commenter

    I don't eat sweets much anymore either, these particular ones appeared from Mr K's work . . . . I just wish there was some kind of neat logic to the naming of them . . . .then they would be perfect in EVERY way.
  7. ninenotes

    ninenotes Senior commenter

    I brought them home as a novelty and ended up eating them.

    No idea how that happened....
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  8. kibosh

    kibosh Star commenter

    IKWYM, as much as I scrutinised the packaging and scoffed and tutted (silently) at the name, it only took two days for my will to be broken by the temptation lurking inside . . .slurplejuicyscrunch!
  9. ninenotes

    ninenotes Senior commenter

    They might have the wrong name but they sure are juicy.

    Nobody can take that away from them.
  10. Dunteachin

    Dunteachin Star commenter

    I think it's a nod to the song Santa Baby. Clever marketing!
  11. kibosh

    kibosh Star commenter

    Yip. I HATE clever marketing, though. :p And they ACTUALLY made the sweeties nicer, to boot.
  12. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    Is marketing ever clever?
  13. ninenotes

    ninenotes Senior commenter

    I like the Tetley monkey but I'm easily pleased.
  14. ilovesooty

    ilovesooty Star commenter

    I like jelly babies. I used to bite off the heads and imagine I was decapitating my former HT.
  15. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    Was he/she shaped like a jelly baby?

    Must have made for very odd staff meetings.
  16. ilovesooty

    ilovesooty Star commenter

    Our staff meetings were odd but that's not the reason. I suppose I began to regard jelly babies as a substitute for voodoo dolls.
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  17. cissy3

    cissy3 Star commenter

    Merry Christmas everyone (test)
  18. cuteinpuce

    cuteinpuce Star commenter

    I'm the same. I love Lynx ads even though I'd run a mile from anyone wearing the product.
  19. Flere-Imsaho

    Flere-Imsaho Star commenter

    Maybe they are made out of santa?
  20. RedQuilt

    RedQuilt Star commenter


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