wallet-screw

The situation of reassuring a customer of the value of his or her purchase by charging as much for it as possible. The customers are filled with a warm afterglow and are sure it must be good because it was expensive. Mutually rewarding in different ways for all parties.

Rather than shop for a bargain, Chris would go to one of the big stores and get a good wallet-screw.


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