marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Fri May 14 09:21:29 BST 2021
On Thu, 13 May 2021 09:30:29 +0000, Janet Gibbons
<sesack4th at hotmail.com> wrote:
>There is a SciFi story written about the abject shame of half of the attendees forced to endure a wedding wearing brand new clothing. The poorest people were "forced consumers" It followed through to all of their worldly goods.
I suspect "The Midas Plague", by Frederick Pohl, is the one you mean.
"So overall I don't think either you or I got it right, which is
still doing better than average for a Usenet exchange"
- J Nebus, rasfw
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