Scammed by My Little Sister: Friendship Bracelets and Veblenian Goods

I learned a lesson that day

Me (right), not realizing that my little sister (left) scammed me again. Photo by

In fifth grade, I was crazy about friendship bracelets. After learning how to make them, I even tried to sell some.

Something strange happened.

When I offered them for 5 cents apiece, nobody bought them. But one day my little sister Willow insisted on…



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Smillew Rahcuef

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