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If you asked these people in Cambridge, “are you polling?”, they would answer by saying, “no you daft twit, we are punting!” Leave it to the English to use the wrong word for what is obviously polling. Speaking of polling, I came across a very encouraging poll from Gallup regarding the reasons Americans consider buying American important. Not surprisingly, neck and neck with supporting our country, was the reason that the poll respondents believed that buying American provided jobs for members of their extended American family. Equally interesting was the fact that 2/3 of poll respondents also stated they would be willing to pay more for American made goods. While you don’t have to pay more for lots of American made goods like Wigwam socks or King Louie jackets, it was nice to see that Americans were willing to spend a bit more to buy products if they knew that it would lead to new jobs for their American brothers and sisters. I urge you to check out the poll if you have a minute.