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Harvey Nichols Labor Giveaway
The Guardian reports that numerous pregnant women have been seen lurking around branches of the UK store Harvey Nichols. Why? Because the women heard a rumor that Harvey Nichols gives out £500 gift vouchers to women who go into labor in the store. Supposedly one woman who was going into labor in the back of a car even took the time to phone the store to find out if the rumor was true. I guess she would have directed the driver to make a beeline to the store. However, the rumor is not true.
Posted by The Curator on Sun Mar 27, 2005

Well, I told my husband that for the next baby I'm going to ingnore the hospital completely. I might just excuse myself to the bathroom one day & come out w/ the infant in my arms. So, if I find a location that's giving out money for giving birth...I'll be sure they're bathrooms are at least tidy. Might not be a bad idea.
Posted by Maegan  in  Tampa, FL - USA  on  Mon Mar 28, 2005  at  09:30 AM
This reminds me ogf the old rumor that if your child is born in a Volkswagon, they will pay all of that child's college tuition.
Posted by Nat  on  Mon Mar 28, 2005  at  12:59 PM
The way I heard it was, if your child is born in a Yugo, you get a one-week vacation in Kosovo, plus 100 Yugoslavian dinars. cool smirk
Posted by Big Gary C  in  Dallas, Texas  on  Mon Mar 28, 2005  at  06:55 PM
In the paper they were quoted as saying something along the lines of:

'Yes, if someone gave birth in the shop we'd probably give them a little gift or something, but the story of the
Posted by Boo  in  The Land of the Haggii...  on  Tue Mar 29, 2005  at  04:07 AM
Is it bad to laugh at a pregnant lady?

From what I've seen there is not a lady amongst the bunch when they're lookin to give birth.

Posted by Rod  in  the land of smarties.  on  Tue Mar 29, 2005  at  04:33 AM
What with all the
'You bastard! It's all your fault I'm going through this! You're never touching me again!'?

Gosh, weird punctuation there...
Posted by Boo  in  The Land of the Haggii...  on  Tue Mar 29, 2005  at  04:59 AM
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