08/11/2011 09:57 am ET Updated Oct 11, 2011

CVS Receipts: Why They Are So Ridiculously Long

I'm not sure when I first noticed them. I don't remember them as a child or a teenager. Then, one day, walking out of a CVS, I looked down at my hand and there it was ... a two-foot long receipt decorated with coupons and miscellany like the back of an old magazine. What was this so-called receipt? And why was it so long?!

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