I stood in line at the grocery store the other day behind a lady who was paper bag happy. She had purchased 3 boxes of take out fried chicken from the deli and a boxed cake from the bakery. Even though each of these were already in a container and didn’t even need a bag (the chicken boxes even had handles!), she insisted on a separate brown paper bag for each item.
This is on top of the other grocery items she purchased, which I did not notice as I had walked up in line just as the discussion about “the right way” to bag the chicken was going on with the bag boy. Is there a “right way” to bag take out chicken, by the way?
In total, there were at least twelve brown paper bags in that shopping cart, each only about half full of items. Read more…