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I saw a TV ad just today for the latest "new and improved" vacuum cleaner. It was a slick design -- lightweight, easy to move about and a little (power? dust?) unit pulled right behind like a caboose. A vacuum cleaner with a caboose -- is that new and improved or a step backwards?

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God bless our designers and inventors -- their creative juices are always flowing -- but sometimes it seems, in their quest to change, improve and sharpen their images, they overkill.

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