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The whatever economy

Scott Jagow Jun 25, 2009

I recently saw a sign in front of a hair salon: “First-time customers, whatever you want to pay!” Then, this morning, Boing-Boing put it together for me. We are in the Whatever Economy:

Okay, then, I would like to purchase a small cylindrical space in the middle of the room. I will make a cardboard cone and cut a door out of it.

Are you feeling the whatever blues?

It’s hard not to. But whatever doesn’t have to be a bad attitude, does it?

I will now quote Noel and Liam Gallagher. There’s a first time for everything:

“I’m free to be whatever I, whatever I chose, and I’ll sing the blues if I want.”

Say whatever you want.

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