I’ve occasionally bought books and found the bags they come in have something witty to say. Below are a few – from bookshops in Dublin, Oxford, Johannesburg and New York. They’ve been stuck up on my kitchen wall for quite a while – which will explain some of the crinkles.
A heartfelt one: “Poetry is living proof that rhyme doesn’t pay.” This was from a bookshop in Johannesburg.
and this is the back of that bookshop bag from JoBurg – Exclusive Books.
And then there’s this bookshop in New York – with its baseball cap message:
And finally, my favourite: