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Friday, September 11, 2009

The City That Operates

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"You may say: pshaw. New York and Los Angeles are full of operators, too. I concede this is true in the crude sense. However, in these cities you know you're being hustled, whereas in Chicago you think you're dealing with simple working class folk, and the next thing you know they've sold all the parking meters. The mark of the true operator is you don't realize you're being operated on."

— Cecil Adams

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