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The real world’s oldest profession

Had a funny and weird conversation with a friend of mine yesterday where we came to the conclusion that advertising and not prostitution is the oldest profession in the world. The logic is that the prostitutes had to do something to get their clients and that something is advertising. Why we would want this distinction I have no idea but this is what happens when New York floods and you are stuck at home watching too much TV.

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  1. Tony

    April 24, 2007 at 2:19 pm

    Steve, in reference to this post – too much time on your hands ;). Enjoyed the “Back to Basics” article. There are typos, but overall a great read. I’m looking forward to your follow-up. Thanks dawg.

    – A.C.

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