Heard on Minnesota Public Radio yesterday (and drastically paraphrased) with a clever, ironic wink clearly heard in the announcer’s voice:
Perhaps in this economy, those with a desire to express their individuality or to be a part of something will need to fulfill those desires with something other than purchasing branded merchandise.
Say it ain’t so!
I guess it’s time to decide between asking for a to-go cup of coffee at the airport diner or hoofing it to Starbucks to express my solidarity with my beloved community of bitter coffee lovers. Darn those two $1 bills, burning a hole in my pocket…