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January 23, 2009

A Commodious Space for Commodities

Filed under: Common-Place,Economy,Humor — Benjamin Carp @ 2:45 pm

Common-place publishes the occasional “Object Lessons” column with good reason: knowing your material culture is important.  For instance, when cataloging the office furniture purchases of ex-Merrill-Lynch CEO John Thain, The Consumerist‘s Ben Popken makes a horrible mistake, and then corrects himself with the help of a little eighteenth-century know-how.

(hat tip, BPM)

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