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Is Father’s Day just a teeny bit too convenient for the Marketing Gods and their legions of followers?

19th June, 2016
Star Wars T-shirts do battle this Fathers Day

Somewhere in the world today, there are men waking up to the dubious delights of the Father’s Day gift bag hamper, on sale via Ebay in the past week at the bargain price of €12 (plus postage).

There are six items in this package. A Father’s Day card. A small photo frame with the words “Awesome Dad” written on it. A pack of 16 napkins designed to look like sterling notes. A 200ml...

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