Linguist, lexicographer, radio host, public speaker

What were you looking for, going through the papers in the middle of the rack?

“Some stop and read the whole paper from outside the rack. They keep reading and reading and then just walk away without buying it. They get all the news they want from the front page. Others just put a coin in without looking at the paper at all. They fold it and put it in their briefcase. And then there are those who do this: They put a quarter in the paper rack slot and take a paper from the middle of the pile. They look at the cover and then put it back, then get another one from the middle. Some do this three or four times.”

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Grant Barrett