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Brands like Burger King and KFC are reverting to retro logos in a nostalgia ploy, making you long for a time when your life was simplerWhile loading Burger King’s website, I saw the change firsthand.
FAST FOOD’S RETRO GLOW-UPJAYA SAXENAMARCH 25, 2021EATER
Ten years ago, a desperate Egyptian government, led by then-President Hosni Mubarak, ordered the nation’s Internet to be shut down, a ploy to stymie pro-democracy protests.
Scholz, the SPD’s chancellor candidate who will attend the meeting, denied that his criticism was a campaign ploy.
Many of these users are online novices who have become easy victims for new and old ploys alike.
And so destroy our only defences; it is, indeed, a wise ploy!
LOCHINVARS. R. CROCKETT
I give you the old word, Elrigmore: 'Claymore and the Gael '; for the rest—pardon me—you gentlemen are out of the ploy.
JOHN SPLENDIDNEIL MUNRO
Na, na—his Excellency ken'd nought o' that ploy—it was a' managed atween Rashleigh and mysell.
I don't think he went on to describe any—it was mostly a ploy on my part to curry him or make him feel more at ease.
WARREN COMMISSION (2 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. II (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
There is a misprint of 'employ' in Thomas Davies' edition, as before.
If I was a stone or two lighter, and had one to look after the shop, it's off on this ploy I would be too.

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