Brendan Seery
Deputy Editor
3 minute read
26 Jun 2021
6:45 am

Douwe Egberts: Coffee that beats sex?

Brendan Seery

Hello Delicious, you get an Onion. And perhaps you need to order yourself a side of Counting Lessons…

Picture: Screenshot (YouTube)

In matters of wooing the opposite sex, there was a time in my life (I started comparatively late, you see) when my mate Buffalo would scathingly say, of my moves: “If you were any slower, you’d go backwards…” And there was a time when a young woman asked me: “Are you going to sit there and talk all night?” The less said about that the better. A bit of that came back to me watching a recent ad for Douwe (pronounced “Dhow” I now know) Egberts coffee, which all hangs around the corny old “would you like to come in...