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 Category:  Commentary and Philosophy Non-Fiction
  Posted: November 24, 2020      Views: 22

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The Modern Fascination With Hoarding Toilet Paper
"Jaw Jacks Number Two" by Brett Matthew West



To hoard or not to hoard. Isn't that what Shakespeare asked in his famous play Hamlet? I don't believe the question arose there, nor do I comprehend a certain faction of the population, who for no other apparent reason known to mankind, feel they need to collect exorbitant amounts of toilet paper like the product is going out of style, to the point retailers can not keep up with their insidious demand. Been in a Wal-Mart, Publix, Safeway, or other such locale lately?

Limiting and rationing. Has the fate of toilet paper sunk to these low standards? And, that's providing you can find it anywhere. Even Aldi's has a limit of one pack per customer. At least the last one I frequented imposed that restriction. Throw in disinfectant wipes, that Amazon claims to be sold out of, and according to the market research company IRI, here are some recent numbers to consider:

-21 percent of shelves that regularly stock paper towels and toilet paper are barren

-The availability of cleaning supplies hovers around 16 percent

-Before Coronavirus invaded these numbers averaged about 7 percent

"A more informed consumer, combined with a more informed manufacturer, and a more informed retailer, should provide all of us with a greater sense of ease and ensure we can meet this growing demand." These comments were alleged by Geoff Freeman, the President and CEO of the Consumer Brands Association, formally the Grocery Manufacturers Association.

Perhaps the best solution is for those who wish to panic to take a chill pill and put a stop to their hoarding fetish. You're not the only one out there who needs to wipe your butt.

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You can agree with me. You can disagree with my point of view. However, Jaw Jacks are intended to be opinion pieces.








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