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necessary things
August 24, 2011, 3:42 pm
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Percentage of North Americans Declaring the Following Items to Be Necessities



Second car
Second television set
More than one telephone
Car air conditioning
Home air conditioning
Dishwasher

1970
20
3
2
11
22
8

2000
59
45
78
65
70
44

Status Anxiety, Alain de Botton p 194

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