New York Jets NFL team ship 350 toilet rolls to London
2 October 2015
From the section London
The New York Jets shipped their own toilet paper to London for their NFL clash at Wembley, because they had been warned British paper was “very thin.”
New York Times sports reporter Ben Shpigel was writing an article about the logistics of bringing the team over and obtained the shipping list.
It recorded 350 rolls of toilet paper along with other items such as cereal.
Mr Shpigel told the BBC the toilet rolls were ordered for the players’ use in the hotel and at Wembley Stadium.
‘Creatures of habit’
He said the order had been included on the recommendation of an intern.
Mr Shpigel said this was how it was explained to him by the Jets’ senior manager of team operations Aaron Deagerness: “There was an intern who had been over to London numerous times.
“He noticed when he was there that – and I …read more
Source:: BBC world news feed