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  • Everyone is called, everyone is sent out… The call of God can reach us on the assembly line and in the office, in the supermarket and in the stairwell, i.e., in the places of everyday life.

    Office   Everyday   Lines  
  • It was something new that was happening everywhere. You couldn't miss it. If you needed to go to the grocery you would go to the predecessors of the big supermarkets of today.

    Interview with Harmony Korine, www.interviewmagazine.com. November 21, 2008.
  • During the warm season (August 8 and 9), Maine is a true vacation paradise, offering visitors a chance to jump into crystal-clear mountain lakes and see if they can get back out again before their bodily tissue is frozen as solid as a supermarket turkey.

    Dave Barry (2010). “Dave Barry's Only Travel Guide You'll Ever Need”, p.80, Ballantine Books
  • Managers of hospitals, over the years have been increasingly recruited from outside the health service and although their experience of running a supermarket chain might allow them to balance the books, it does not mean they have any insight into how a ward should be managed and patients best served.

    Running   Book   Mean  
    "'Cold' nurses are an easy target - blame rotten NHS management" by Jo Brand, www.theguardian.com. December 7, 2012.
  • Our conversation with the supermarket manager had been about as helpful as a New Jersey road sign, and if you've ever been there, you know the signs don't tell you the exit you're coming up to, they only point out the exits you've just missed.

    Travel   Exit   Jersey  
  • The first supermarket supposedly appeared on the American landscape in 1946. That is not very long ago. Until then, where was all the food? Dear folks, the food was in homes, gardens, local fields, and forests. It was near kitchens, near tables, near bedsides. It was in the pantry, the cellar, the backyard.

    Home   Garden   Long Ago  
  • When I first saw China, there were no automobiles. There were no supermarkets. There were no high-rise buildings. There were no consumer goods. There were no restaurants that were at least accessible that foreigners could see. It was a Stalinist society, and a very poor Stalinist society. So the economic system has totally changed, and the private sector in the economic system is now the dominant sector. It didn't exist at all as late as 1979.

    Saws   Firsts   Building  
    Source: www.pbs.org
  • I didn't want to have to call a cab if I went to the supermarket. So I eventually got a bike, just a beach cruiser, and I rode that thing all over town. I rode it everywhere. I rode it in the rain, I rode it as much as I possibly could. Anytime I could afford the independence of the bike, I used the bike.

    "Paul F. Tompkins on how and why he spent 25 years without a driver's license". Interview with Marah Eakin, www.avclub.com. October 10, 2015.
  • In spite of rising competition, Chr Hansen continues to play a key role in the majority of dairy products which can be found on the shelves in supermarkets. From a marketing point of view, we have moved ahead of the competition over the past couple of years, and we intend to do everything to keep that position.

    Couple   Past   Years  
  • By 2003, every fool was getting into real estate. The checkout girl at my local supermarket handed me her newly printed real estate agent business card.

    Girl   Real   Cards  
  • Supermarket tabloids and celebrity gossip shows are not just innocently shallow entertainment, but a fundamental part of a much larger movement that involves apathy, greed and hierarchy.

    The New York Times, March 25, 2007.
  • As a World-trekker, go-getter Retirement won't have you stopping You'll be seen where the bananas and mangos come from At the supermarket....doing the shopping

  • And you go into a supermarket and every tabloid is like, 'Pregnant and Alone!' Stuck in the 1950s ideal of how a woman should live her life. This brings out the fiery feminist in me.

    "Zooey Deschanel Shows Her "Fiery Feminist Side" In the August Issue of InStyle". www.instyle.com. July 07, 2014.
  • At least once every human should have to run for his life, to teach him that milk does not come from supermarkets, that safety does not come from policemen, that 'news' is not something that happens to other people. He might learn how his ancestors lived and that he himself is no different--in the crunch his life depends on his agility, alertness, and personal resourcefulness.

    "The Number of the Beast". Book by Robert A. Heinlein, p. 134, 1980.
  • It hit me very early on that something was terribly wrong, that I would see silos full of food and supermarkets full of food, and kids starving. ... In Fair Trade, we see ourselves as this infinitesimal part of the world economy. But somebody's got to come up with an alternative model that says children eating is No. 1.

  • Sometimes Harvey Weinstein will let me use the Miramax jet if I'm opening a supermarket for him.

    Funny   Dumb   Use  
  • Late-night television is like the cereal aisle in the supermarket: too many choices. Also, too many 'different' brands that really aren't different at all.

    Night   Cereal   Choices  
  • The real liberators of American women were not the feminist noise-makers, they were the automobile, the supermarket, the shopping center, the dishwasher, the washer-dryer, the freezer.

    Real   Shopping   Scary  
  • Visit your local supermarket or retail chain. You'll experience a lot of visual stimulus, but it's unlikely that your other senses will encounter any compelling messages.

    Source: bobmorris.biz
  • I was in the supermarket the other day, and I met a lady in the aisle where they keep the generic brands. Her name was 'woman.

    Names   Mets   Generic  
  • So I went down the local supermarket, I said "I want to make a complaint, this vinegar's got lumps in it", he said "Those are pickled onions".

    Funny   Humor   Want  
    Tim Vine (2012). “The (Not Quite) Biggest Ever Tim Vine Joke Book: Children's Edition”, p.110, Random House
  • There's always this problem in society where people know they need these places for social peace, but the fundamentalists want to shut them down. Sometimes that's for economic reasons, because they want to build a supermarket there. The imam will hold a prayer and say let's get rid of the girls, but on the other hand they're all going there.

    Girl   Prayer   Hands  
    Source: www.motherjones.com
  • Even if we give parents all the information they need and we improve school meals and build brand new supermarkets on every corner, none of that matters if when families step into a restaurant, they can't make a healthy choice.

  • I touch your book and dream of our odyssey in the supermarket and feel absurd.

    Dream   Book   Odyssey  
    Allen Ginsberg (2001). “Howl and Other Poems: Pocket Poets Number 4”, p.30, City Lights Publishers
  • I dont get distracted until the weight of other things left undone finally tips the balance; my mind is flooded with calls, bills, supermarkets, letters, and I have to stop and sort things out.

    Mind   Balance   Letters  
  • Doctor Doctor what is wrong with me This supermarket life is getting long What is the heart life of a colour TV What is the shelf life of a teenage queen

    Queens   Teenage   Heart  
  • If you sincerely desire a truly well-rounded education, you must study the extremists, the obscure and "nutty." You need the balance! Your poor brain is already being impregnated with middle-of-the-road crap, twenty-four hours a day, no matter what. Network TV, newspapers, radio, magazines at the supermarket... even if you never watch, read, listen, or leave your house, even if you are deaf and blind, the telepathic pressure alone of the uncountable normals surrounding you will insure that you are automatically well-grounded in consensus reality.

  • When I was growing up, I installed refrigerators in supermarkets. My father was an electrical engineer.

    "I, Robocop". Interview with Jennifer Hillner, www.wired.com. July 1, 2004.
  • When you screw up, you got to pay the price. Shoot up a supermarket, you go to jail. Ride a motorcycle without a helmet, permanent brain damage and in California you're getting a ticket. Too chatty on a date with my dad, well, he'll push you in front of a cross town bus. Of course, you know, I'm speaking metaphorically. My dad will push you in front of any bus.

    "Titus / Three Strikes". www.imdb.com. 2001.
  • Church wealth are moving into everything-gas stations, banks, television stations, supermarket chains, hotels, steel mills, resort areas, farms, wine factories, warehouses, bottling works, printing plants, schools, theaters-everything you could conceivably think of that has nothing to do with religion, they are moving into big. They're even coming in as stockholders in the big oil companies, and the Bank of America is almost entirely owned by the Catholic Church.

    Moving   Wine   School  
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