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These people must think ‘Nabokov’ is a brand of assault rifle


This, my friends, is why a good educational grounding in 20th Century prose fiction and/or the language of anime fans is necessary:

a Woolworths press officer [said] staff running the website “had no idea” of the word’s connotations.

[If any prospective employers read this, that’s why English graduates are so valuable.]