Dopeler\ Effect

The tendency of stupid ideas to seem smarter when they come at you in rapid succession. (From the Washington Post Style Invitational, 1999)

Only after I got out of that meeting did realize that it was just the presentation's Dopeler Effect that caused me to like the idea: a motel for chickens, adjoining all you can eat feedhouse, and KFC franchise right next door.


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