The more you consume, the more you want, the more likely you are to boost their profits - as well as pile on blubber, send your insulin levels soaring, end up with Type 2 diabetes, undergo amputations, have rotten teeth and become a serial NHS botherer
The ex-chart botherer
from the group 5ive (no, I didn't just have a convulsion at my keyboard, that is how it's spelled) has decided to give up on the flash cars, big houses and vulgarly over-sized bling to live a frugal life of self-sufficiency in the Welsh countryside in the new BBC reality series Country Strife: Abz on the Farm.
THE NAKED RAMBLER (BBC ONE) THIS doc attempted to get under the skin - an easier job when there aren't any clothes to negotiate - of a Stephen Gough, a man who some regard as a true English eccentric, while others might prefer phrases such as 'todger-touting weirdy-beardy' and 'bare-bummed badger botherer
Once it was announced that Sir Alex was to step down, it became blindingly obvious from the betting that there was only one man to replace the legendary clock botherer
- David Moyes.
Sadly, it didn't get that far, leaving many to speculate, did the Cheeky Girl botherer
get a better offer?
Kelley had penned a script that updated the comic book classic to have the heroine as a hard-headed businesswoman by day and a baddie botherer
And BBC One's documentary The Naked Rambler attempted to get under the skin - an easier job when there aren't any clothes to negiotiate - of a man who some regard as a true English eccentric, while others prefer phrases such as "todger-touting weirdy-beardy" and "barebummed badger botherer
CHESTED full-back botherer
John Hendrie remains a firm favourite with Boro fans.
the 19th likes of American God- botherer
Jocelyn Brown and the legendary Joseph Washbourn.
Singer and guitarist Chris Warlow used to lead the Sonic Youth-meets Brainiac mayhem of the Martini Henry Rifles, lofty bassist and Moog botherer
Mike Carter was once of cult fuzz poppers Mo-ho-bish-o-pi, while sonic sticksman Chris 'Sklav' Sklavounos played in a host of bands.
Sometime road protestor and all-round botherer
of corporate excess George Monbiot took to the inter-webs this week to launch a spittle-flecked tirade against the evils of Tesco, which plans a new store .
The Croc Botherer
was more manic than Irwin himself, whileReeves'James Brown take-off was inspired.