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The burning question*: Do you keep the foil lids on butter?

It’s Monday, so let distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

WE KNOW HOW you feel. The week is stretching out in front of you and you have a lot on your plate.

So do like we do here HQ and get stuck into a serious debate on one of life’s most pressing questions.

This week: We have to thank Catriona Laverty (@RisenMitten) for this week’s conundrum. In her words:

So do you keep the foil lid (as well as the plastic one) on butter/spreads?

Poll Results:

No, I throw it away (2017)
Why can't we all just get along? (1568)
Yes (712)

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