Monday, April 4, 2016

Lebanon's history via pop culture 34

“Each sold separately”. That is how the advertisings would run on television. As children we remembered that phrase, not understanding what it means, until we go to the toyshops and saw the beautiful items we have fantasized about wrapped in different boxes, with different price tags and we had to make the first economic decisions of our lives – how to allocate a tight budget among competing ends. But so it went, and happiness? That too was sold separately.