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Gas and Toilet Paper are Interchangeable Goods for the Selfish During Panic Buying

May 17, 2021

Forget the momentary shortage of gas. There’s an abundance of toilet paper. Most people are not hoarders. But those are the two commodities that seem to bring out the selfishness and impatience in people, though the correlation between the combustion engine and America’s bowel habits is difficult to discern. At the peak of the pandemic, toilet paper and disinfectant wipes were premium goods, nearly at cryptocurrency value.

Article Source: Maryland Matters

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