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Douglas G. Wilson douglas at NB.NET
Tue Apr 8 00:04:27 UTC 2008

I suppose the model is more-or-less

"It Xs at Y" = "Its X price is Y".

X can be "retail" or "wholesale" or "list" (I've heard these) or even
"base" or "sticker" (which I haven't heard but I can Google). Probably
there are some more.

-- Doug Wilson

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