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    The Census is Coming To You Via Fortune Cookies

    By Jennifer 8. Lee | February 20, 2010

    The Seattle Times is reporting the Census Department is using fortune cookies as a marketing device


    Tsue Chong Co., a Seattle fortune company that also sells “unfortunate cookies”, is inserting five different census messages into 2 million cookies being shipped to restaurants and groceries across Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana.
    They have messages such as “Put down your chopsticks and get involved in Census 2010.”

    I wondered how much the “buy” was from the census side. I assume they paid for that? But the article doesn’t say.

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