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This supermarket Twitter account just killed it in a lengthy pun-off

Bow down before the Gods of punning.
Jan 10th 2014, 2:30 PM 10,929 7

BRITISH SUPERMARKET SAINSBURY’S gave a lesson in how to run a corporate Twitter account this morning when it entered into a lengthy exchange with a customer about fish.

Customer Marty Lawrence, who describes himself as a ‘punslinger’ in his Twitter bio, kicked things off with this tweet.

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Things escale-ated quickly from there. (Geddit?  Scale?  Like what fish have?)

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And that wasn’t the end of it.

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In the end, everyone was happy.

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We daresay there are no fish puns left in the world to be used.

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