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Argument of the Week

by James Lileks

It would appear that writers for Slate wake, stretch, yawn, and think: What comfortable, familiar, harmless aspect of life can we destroy today? What means of arranging society, accumulated over the centuries, can be torn asunder by whelps hungry for novelty? Latest case: the need to rethink the week.

“The case for the week was never airtight. It’s now weak and getting weaker.”

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