an amusing true story behind it.
checkout. I ask the bored-looking assistant if she's serving -
"Yes," she says - so I hand over my bag of 40 (count 'em - 40)
sausages for only £2, and, as she's about to scan the barcode,
a trio of women appear from nowhere (like Mr. BENN's
shopkeeper) and form a queue behind me.
"They followed me," quips I. "I have that effect on women -
it's the 'links' effect," I say, pointing at the bag of sausages
on the counter. Cue uproarious laughter all 'round. Some-
times I amaze even myself with just how witty I am.
(LYNX effect - LINKS effect. Geddit? Nobody
around here ever watch the TV ads? Sheesh!)