OPINION: Not loving detritus from the end of a fast food affair

Terry Adlam

OPINION: Not loving detritus from the end of a fast food affair

I was in a local retail park recently, which is also home to a famous fast food drive-in emporium, where its clientele are apparently ‘Loving it’.

Unfortunately, these edible romances aren’t as cosy as first appears.

The majority of relationships are based on love at first bite, but there are those who practice the ‘Love ‘em and leave ‘em’ method.

On my visit, the remnants of those loveless culinary couplings could be seen strewn uncaringly to the wind.

Moments of flesh-on-flesh activity reduced to a discarded pile of unwanted memories by those who’ve had their fun and left without remorse.

I’m of course talking about those selfish individuals who have their burger meals and shakes in their car, enjoy the moment together in private, and then deposit what is left of the affair out of their window and drive away without as much of a second glance back.

The litter in the car park, a mere chicken nugget throw away from the restaurant, was disgusting.

Branded boxes of leftovers, sauced-stained bags and plastic beakers of residue lay discarded by lazy, litter louts with the table manners that pigs would find offensive.

How these people think this behaviour is acceptable is beyond me, considering there are plenty of receptacles provided that would welcome the debris.

Obviously, it’s far too much effort for some to get out of their cars and look for a bin and their IQ. It gives a whole new sorrowful meaning to the phrase ‘Junk Food’!

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