There's an explanation for everything at this time of year. Get your iPhone out, ask Siri. She'll tell you. “It's the playoffs.” That covers a lot of things. It means products associated with the shaving industry will be slow movers, while ice packs will fly off the shelves. It means gamesmanship is in season, be it scheduling practices at inappropriate times or making your building more difficult to enter than the green zone in Baghdad.
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