LONDON — Exasperated with the monotony of Black Friday?
Feeling the urge to take the piss out of the consumerist tradition?
A fan of cryptography and code breaking?
Meet your new hero, Facebook user Dan Parker.
On Facebook, Dan sends Tesco an ambiguous question.
No doubt intrigued, Tesco’s customer care guy Lloyd informs Dan that Tesco is fresh out of Enigma machines.
Yes, believe it or not, the supermarket giant doesn’t stock the spook hardware used by British codebreakers during World War Two. Think Benedict Cumberbatch in ‘The ‘Imitation Game’ and you’re there. Read more…