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06/28/2016 04:13 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Word Origin Comics: Shop Until You Drop

Whoever said money can't buy happiness simply didn't know where to go shopping.
― Bo Derek

"Have you ever considered what Adam and Eve were doing when they got into so much trouble? As I read the story, they were shopping. The forbidden fruit was not scattered throughout the garden, not in many places, not in multiple locations, but one place, one site, one location and one location only. Perhaps they just came upon it, "Oh, look, the forbidden fruit..." or, perhaps, they were looking for something, searching, shopping. Somewhere in their dissatisfaction they thought, "If only we had something more..."

― David W. Jones, Enough: And Other Magic Words to Transform Your Life

"Buy, buy, says the sign in the shop window; Why, why, says the junk in the yard."

― Paul McCartney

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