[Ads-l] Sleaze Letigimized - Euphemism Rampage

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Tue Jan 20 16:13:46 UTC 2015


Trying (and failing) to understand the point here.

What part of this is sleazy?
On Jan 20, 2015 3:34 AM, "David Daniel" <david at coarsecourses.com> wrote:

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> From CNN Money: Re Super Bowl tickets, thousands of which are given to "...
> the teams, which end up using brokers to sell them on the secondary
> market."
> So now scalpers (touts - UK) are "brokers" and ply their trade proudly,
> making money for the teams in the "secondary market"? Back at World Cup
> time, a bunch of people went to jail here in Rio for scalping. They just
> picked the wrong country I guess.
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