Super-size meals were withdrawn from McDonalds menus following concerns over obesity and the publicity surrounding Morgan Spurlock's documentary Super-size Me. However, while 1.24 litres of Coke (the size of a super-size drink in the US) is way too much sugar, going super-size on chips (around 200 grams) is something that would be welcomed back by millions.
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New research has found that families are spending an average of £180 on back-to-school supplies for their kids. Does this tally with your experience?
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- Yes, that sounds about right to me
- Yes, but I think school supplies are getting more expensive every year
- No, the cost of new uniforms, stationery and sports kit takes us well past the £200 mark
- No, I wouldn’t spend anything like that amount on the little horrors!