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/ Status Substitution:                    \
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| Using an object with intellectual or    |
| fashionable cachet to substitute for an |
| object that is merely pricey: "Brian,   |
| you left your copy of Camus in your     |
| brother's BMW."                         |
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| -- Douglas Coupland, "Generation X:     |
| Tales for an Accelerated                |
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