Won't Somebody Do Something Silly?

For a moment last year we seemed to be on the verge of a major new trend, the theme of which was angels. People were snapping up angel pins and wearing them on their shoulders, where normally the chip is carried. Soon, the trend spotters hoped, there would be a rage for choir music, angel food cake and Marshmallow Fluff. Huge feathery wings would sprout out from trench coats and parkas. But, alas, angels sputtered and stalled and never quite got off the ground.

Possibly related is the failure of the great altruism trend to appear on schedule. As predicted by...

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