“Exclusive Offer!” (You need not apply.)

I'm not the first to think of this. It took another writer alerted me to the undercurrents in that one familiar word: "Exclusive." We see it everywhere. It's a hype-word. An advertising headline-grabber. A catchy jingle in three syllables. Heck: everyone wants to feel exclusive. "Exclusive Apartments!" "Exclusive Views!" "Exclusive Dining!" "Exclusive Seating!" "Exclusive Offer!" …

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The Road-rule written by Entitlement-Mindset

Motorway on-ramps. 'Merges'. We all know them. Bloody-dangerous things! If you're a driver, and unless you've been living in the backblocks far from cities and interstates, you'll know them all too well! They're the launch-ramp you have to take in order to get from 'domestic speed' to 'hyper-speed' while dodging speeding asteroids and comets, some …

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