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Useful Tips in a Cost-of-Living Crisis

Submitted by Janine on 11 August 2022 at 13:31

Heat less, eat less, fry less, buy less, waste less, taste less, nosh less, wash less, bath less, laugh less, phone less, own less, chance less, dance less, rave less, save less, drink less, think less, smoke less, be broke less, shout less, go out less, keep less, sleep less, groom less, consume less, pay less, holiday less, need less, breed less, give less, live less …

So I just have to do everything less? No, there’s some stuff you can do more of …

Scrimp more, pimp more, sew more, grow more, share more, compare more, queue more, make do more, mend more, depend more, repair more, bear more, chill more, fall ill more, plead more, concede more, count more, surmount more, scope more, cope with more, walk more, hawk more, pawn more, fawn more, plug more, shrug more, sell more, go to hell more, starve more, halve or more, hunger more, scaremonger more …

Nah, that sounds rubbish. I’ve got another plan …

Comply less, pacify less, defer less, concur less, agree less, bend the knee less, pay less, give away less, stoop less, droop less, berate less, tolerate less, be poor less, implore less, acquiesce less, repress less, assent less, consent less, shut up less, put up with less, drown less, back down less, crawl less, fall less, bow less, allow less, follow less, swallow less, judge less, budge less, abide less, divide less …

Unite more, fight more, protest more, contest more, object more, reject more, dissent more, vent more, scrike more, strike more, rage more, make my wage more, shout more, walk out more, demand more, stand more, rebel more, dispel more, defy more, decry more, let fly more, outcry more, rise more, organise more, complain more, gain more, claim more, take aim more, fertilise more, verbalise more, roar more, give them what for more …

Less or more – we won’t be poor

More or less – we’ll end distress

 

 

 

 

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