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Monday, December 1, 2008

Hard times

Posted By on Mon, Dec 1, 2008 at 6:10 AM

It's sure enough hard times when the newspapers crank up the periodic round of stories about belt-tightening -- coupon shoppers, using the library instead of buying books, repairing appliances and cars instead of buying new ones. Soon, you'll have the busy pawn shop story. And perhaps the one about people selling their cemetery plots to raise cash.

But really. Do people really pay to repair toasters anymore (mentioned in lead of story linked above)?

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