Putting A Tired Cliche Out To Pasture

One of the hoariest clich s in business circles posits the buggy whip as a paradigm of obsolescence. In conversation and press reports, buggy whips are a product you don't want to be in. We cite this remark by Leigh Johnson, head of Rochester (Minn.)-based alarm maker Custom Communication: "We watch carefully so we don't become a seller of buggy whips."

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