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Posted on: September 24, 2009

Workers at Royal Bank of Scotland’s London headquarters were shocked when they were offered “roast aborigines” on a lunch menu at their canteen.

The menu suggested jacket potato fillings including “Roast Aborigines and Been [sic] Chilli” for £2.30.

One worker said: “I was not the only one who was surprised to see native Australians on the menu. It did not sound very tasty so I went for beef curry.”

A spokeswoman for Royal Bank of Scotland said: “It was actually roast aubergine. We have contacted the catering company to ask them to correct the spelling.”

From the Evening Standard 23/09/09

P.S. Happy National Punctuation Day everyone!


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