Years ago when I worked for SmithKline Beecham at SB House on the Bath Road in Brentford, I was always asked that as I worked in Purchasing, did I buy the fantastic display of trees that adorned the building every year (now a block of apartments I believe). And no for the record I didn't.
But this story on the Supply Management blog today made me laugh. It is about the purchase of the Treasury's Christmas tree and £875 vs £40 discussion. Had many of those discussions lately re buying or comparing like for like ?! - here is the link to the article - treasury-christmas-tree