Peter T. Daniels <grammatim at worldnet dot att dot net> wrote:

> How many books sold for $50 in 1987? That's like saying $50,000 was
> not an excessive price for a Mercedes-Benz.

I was working for my college bookstore in 1987, and unfortunately for us
students, there were quite a few textbooks that cost $50 or more.

-Doug Ewell
Fullerton, California