Chewing Gum in England is like getting punched in the face with mint
Posted on June 9, 2009 by yankeebean
Just a small observation, really… but do remember the first time you bought a packet of Extra chewing gum in England?
Same brand – Extra. Same shape – tall and thin. Excellent, just what I expected… surely this experience will not involve my expat outlook at all.
I was (foolishly) expecting 5 long, flat, thin, relatively squishy bits of minty goodness. But what did I find? Double-digits of tiny white pucks, stacked up… they seemed so small and unassuming. But pop one in your mouth and
I’d be lying if I said I didn’t love it, I think English gum really delivers. And the puck-ness means you have to work for it a little. You have to EARN your mint…
Although I love Trident Original so I think America should get a mention, too…