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The Evolution of 'Lifestyle'

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The Evolution of 'Lifestyle'

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The Evolution of 'Lifestyle'

The Evolution of 'Lifestyle'

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The word lifestyle has moved around in our culture since it first appeared more than 35 years ago. Our linguist says the word has gone from being a way to differentiate the '60s counterculture to a marketing tool and now to a political catchphrase.