[ModLib] Most Hated Descriptive Phrase By A Seller
archetype at 20ants.com
Sat Feb 27 14:35:56 EST 2010
Perhaps he means 'lacks toilet paper.'
My most hated description is when there's no description at all.
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Quoting JOSEPH HILL <goodbooks at webtv.net>:
> Believe it or not, I had once read...
> "Lacks TP/else a VF copy"
> To have used, TP & VF...he must have had some knowledge of the trade.
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