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Chris -- 2011-03-08
A rare substitution, but it makes sense. Examples:
Harps were expensive, symbols of conspicuous consummation.
... the poor schlub making 10K a year and those making 1M a year are pretty much
the same barring conspicuous consummation on the part of the millionaire.
while it simultaneously displays its own conspicuous consummation of scare
resources, it encapsulates the inherently anti-urban sentiment of the new …