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  • So, yes, a big ad budget often trumps the truth, but that doesn't mean we should go slumping off in existential despair.


    October 19, 2007

  • Interesting article!

    October 19, 2007

  • I thought so too, and the phrase "slumping off in existential despair" is wonderfully evocative.

    October 19, 2007

  • Compare this to existential angst

    October 19, 2007

  • Slumping is cool. I like skulking better though.

    October 19, 2007

  • So you like skulking, cb? I had you down as a skulker.

    October 19, 2007

  • It is, indeed, a wonderful phrase. I'm thinking of stealing it for one of my lists. ;-)

    Not sure I like skulking as much as I like slouching. You know, as in "slouching towards Bethlehem."

    Not that I'd do that.

    October 19, 2007

  • Skulking burns more calories.

    October 20, 2007

  • Then put me down for skulking, definitely.

    October 22, 2007