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Whilst reading Slate.com over lunch today, as we frequently do, we encountered this Gold-Star-worthy gem from author Tom Vanderbilt:
"an America enraptured by the cultural prosthesis that is the automobile...."
That, ladies and gentlemen, is a fine phrase -- embedded in a fine article about a pedestrian crisis...that is, the fact that Americans just don't walk.
Enjoy the full article here.
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