RE: Buy Canadian [was Re: GAB]

From: Lisa Dusseault (
Date: Sun Mar 25 2001 - 11:55:02 PST

> DeBeers has been so successful in building demand for its product that now
> they can get away with laughably insulting advertisements with concepts
> like the "three months' salary guideline" and "I wanted to get my girl a
> diamond big enough that the other guys wouldn't have to get too close to
> see it." The exploitation of male insecurity and female materialism is so
> transparent that only our collective gullibility keeps them from being
> laughed out of business.

Not to mention the one on Rengstorff by Middlefield that shows a diamond
ring with "Sure, there's a return on your investment, we just can't print
it here."



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