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Easy-Life resurrected

Someone should tell Easy Life that "snake oil" is a metphor meaning a
conmixture sold as medicine without regard to its actual medicinal
properties.  In a words, chicanery at best and pure fakery at worst.

In the 19th century, medicine vendors traveled around the country,
putting on shows to attract attention, then going into a long, verbally
profusive and often lyrical advertisement for a snake oil product that
contained no snake oil, nor medicine.  Many reports suggest that the
proffered medicines were just alcohol or, more often, colored and/or
flavored water.


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