Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Thought for the day ...

Americans are the only people in the world known to me whose status anxiety prompts them to advertise their college and university affiliations in the rear window of their automobiles.
- Paul Fussell, born on this date in 1924


  1. John Brumfield10:48 AM

    Not to mention bragging about SAT scores well into middle age and beyond.

  2. Ha! Well said! Very true.

    I call it the t-shirt or bumper-sticker mentality, wherein so many people seem to feel the need to self-advertise themselves and their beliefs via those media. Of course, some presentations are a lot more creative than others.