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    Updated on Aug 24, 2020. Posted on May 22, 2014

    Bored Baker Inserts Disturbing Haiku Poems Into Packets Of Cookies And Cakes

    "Every bite is a minute I'll never get back."

    Shoppers at Sainsbury’s have been finding Japanese haiku-style poems in packets of cookies and cakes.

    @sainsburys got these awesome haikus with my cookies in great Portland street. Nice touch guys! #theboredbaker

    Innocent Rolf@Goodness_Creamy

    @sainsburys got these awesome haikus with my cookies in great Portland street. Nice touch guys! #theboredbaker

    10:40 PM - 18 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    The haikus are all signed off by “The Bored Baker”, with an accompanying hashtag.

    Good morning @sainsburys Unaceptable haiku found in my cookies, what a hell! #theboredbaker

    ERROR*382@ERROR382

    Good morning @sainsburys Unaceptable haiku found in my cookies, what a hell! #theboredbaker

    8:55 AM - 20 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    The supermarket giant appears to have only been made aware of the issue after people started posting pictures of the verses on Twitter.

    @WillWilkin Haha! Hmm..Don't think that's meant to be there. Can I ask which store you got these from? Natalie.

    Sainsbury's@sainsburys

    @WillWilkin Haha! Hmm..Don't think that's meant to be there. Can I ask which store you got these from? Natalie.

    3:53 PM - 17 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Student Gary Hernandez told the Sun he had found one poem which read: "Been sneezing all day, good thing HIV cannot, be passed on like that."

    The 24-year-old later complained to Sainsbury’s saying he found the poem “tasteless”.

    @sainsburys look what I found in my cookies. A Haiku.Where did that come from?Is it meant to be there? #theboredbaker

    Will Wilkin@WillWilkin

    @sainsburys look what I found in my cookies. A Haiku.Where did that come from?Is it meant to be there? #theboredbaker

    3:40 PM - 17 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    The Daily Mail claims the mystery baker carried out the prank on his last day in the job and has since left to concentrate on his studies.

    @wself found this haiku in my cookies @sainsburys thought you might like it #theboredbaker

    Lucy Williams@Lucymyrawilliam

    @wself found this haiku in my cookies @sainsburys thought you might like it #theboredbaker

    12:05 AM - 18 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    As soon as we realised one of our bakers had been putting notes in a small number of cookies, we immediately checked them and withdrew them from sale.Obviously this should never have happened and we apologise to anyone who was affected.

    So long Bored Baker.

    @sainsburys haha got this in me bluddclart cookiedems #theboredbaker

    Suge Whight@Zebadiahgrime

    @sainsburys haha got this in me bluddclart cookiedems #theboredbaker

    12:56 PM - 18 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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