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Olympic Mittens


bc-mittens-nixon-091215.jpgAfter this story ran on TV, people started coming up with all kinds of conspiracy theories as to why shoppers have trouble getting their hands on these popular Olympic souvenir - and darn warm winter wear too.  Sure everybody wants to buy some for their Grannies in Florida.  But the theorists speculate that maybe the Bay has deliberately kept them off the shelves so that anyone coming looking for them will buy some other Olympic bauble instead. 

A more expensive bauble.  Well, maybe - but I tend to think it's more likely the Bay did not expect everyone in the country would want these things.  What do you think?  Mitten Shortage icon_video.gif