We don't cook from scratch, it's not on trend and food brands will call anything a "healthy snack" to cajole us into
It happened despite a relentless onslaught from "Project Fear" about the economy and our security, despite attempts by foreign leaders to frighten us with their rhetoric, despite attempts from so-called celebrities to cajole us into
voting Remain, and despite attempts by big business, banks, media and other "experts".
As we wiped our plate clean, our server tried to cajole us into
a dessert, saying, ''No meal is complete without dessert''.
"It is a constitutional duty no one can ever cajole us into
neglecting or desisting from doing," she added.
Despite years of efforts to cajole us into
living healthy lives, the 2012 Welsh Health Survey showed 59% of us are obese or overweight, 23% of us still smoke and 26% of us were guilty of binge-drinking on at least one day in the past week.
Where it matters, on the ground, many of our graduates can't get work or are in menial jobs and even the likes of those sectors which once mopped up the low skilled aren't taking the same numbers on - supermarkets, for example, are now trying to persuade us to scan our own goods while banks cajole us into
Now when our sons cajole us into
letting them stay up on Friday and Saturday nights after the watershed, we're constantly getting caught out, as I've mentioned here before.
Garrett, our master of ceremonies for the lunch, is on one of his regular missions to the UK to remind, coax and cajole us into
matching fine food with fine beer by introducing extremes of flavour combinations, textures and aromas.
What is clear is that smoking is under fire - and those concerned for our well-being are determined to fight, force or cajole us into
stopping a practice they say severely damages our health.
New Labour is insistent that we should have a referendum on the euro because it thinks it can persuade, bully or cajole us into
saying yes - but is point-blank refusing the same consideration on the Convention because it knows we will all say no.
As we returned from the second round draw approaching 11pm, there he was in front of the stand trying to cajole us into
joining his party at a restaurant in the city!
They would cajole us into
joining in and we'd end up having a fine night.
Of course, Sarah Beeney would cajole us into
switching flashing coloured for gorgeous glam white.