Sunday, November 13, 2022

Words Mean Things. Sometimes Different Things.

If you were buying most consumer goods, from a cordless drill to a laptop to a blender, the label "Professional" applied to it would have certain connotations. 

You'd expect it to be a little deluxe, a little better quality than the average consumer good, and certainly more durable and comfortable to use for extended periods. You'd expect it to be capable of a higher level of performance than the stuff the regular schmoe buys, and probably priced accordingly.

There is one consumer good to which this presumption absolutely does not apply...

I mean, as hotel toilet paper goes, it's far from the worst, but Charmin it ain't.