Markets in Everything: A Puzzle

by on July 18, 2010 at 6:40 am in Economics, The Arts | Permalink

What is being sold here?  Answer under the fold. 

NYC1

Sold on Broadway and Mercer in NYC.  Hat tip: Shruti Rajagapolan.

Seatsavers

Millian July 18, 2010 at 7:10 am

Corporate social irresponsibility?

stephen July 18, 2010 at 8:12 am

Mercer and Broadway do not intersect. I live at Canal and Mercer.

Baphomet July 18, 2010 at 9:20 am

Yet on both these streets, these products are sold.

Tim Worstall July 18, 2010 at 11:10 am

Indy has just won the internets.

Colin Fraizer July 18, 2010 at 1:19 pm

I don’t know about Prof. Tabarrok, but I’d say “sold on [street1] and [street2]” if something can be purchased on either street (or both).

I’d say “sold *at* [street1] and [street2]” if I meant the intersection.

BTW: +1 to Indy

Constant July 18, 2010 at 10:18 pm

Familiar novelty store gags marketed as “seat savers”. But maybe people buy them as gags anyway.

dipset July 19, 2010 at 8:07 pm

Notice it did not say “sold ‘at’ Broadway and Mercer.”

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