Kim Woodburn told a journalist that she would “strangle” and “shoot” her if they chatted to a supermarket checkout worker in a queue in front of her.
Woodburn said that she felt the machines helped prevent long queues, while model and journalist Diana Moran said she liked having her bags packed and “absolutely hated” automated checkouts.
“You feel like saying, ‘Get on with it!’ I wouldn’t like a conversation else we’d never get our food.
“If I’m one of 10 people and we’ve all got baskets and you want to chat away to the cashier, I could strangle you,” Woodburn said.
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