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Are we entering the age of “grab culture”?

Grab 'n' go, grab-bag—not to mention the grabbing president. What does it mean when suddenly the whole world is something to be seized?

By Chris Townsend  

I grab a bite to eat. I grab a drink to go with my lunchtime meal deal. I head back to the office, in time to grab a quick nap. Here I am, fully engaging in grab culture.

Eat food away from a table and you too can consider yourself to be grabbing it, at least according to the brands who want to sell it to you. Greggs, that resurgent force in the world of discount baked goods, invites us to “grab” everything from its doughnuts to its breakfast butties. According to…

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