Archive for July 2009

British Classic #10:POLO Mints

July 13, 2009

There is one simple but brilliant reason why we as a nation love these small, faintly chalky and utterly inoffensive mints.

The price? No.
The taste? No.

It is because you can stick the tip of your tongue through the hole. A satisfaction that is totally unexplainable, but universally agreed. And that’s it, the whole story. The Alpha and Omega of POLO mints – they are, as their adverts boast, “the mint with the hole”.