The Corner

Re: I/D Creep

It has been some years — all right, some decades — since I was carded

while buying potables.

I seem nowadays, in fact, to be bumping up against the other end of the

issue. Yesterday a guy came to give me an estimate for putting a liner in

my chimney.

He offered me a senior citizen discount.

(Although he hastened to add, I hasten to add, that: “I offer this to

everyone.”)

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