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234. The Vacuum Cleaner Filter (1)
Oliver went to Target to buy a new
cleaner. The vacuum cleaners at Target cost $60
$500. The expensive ones were too bulky and,
course, too expensive. He bought the cheapest one
the store: a Dirt Devil “Vibe.” Its label
that it had “full size features, a clean
dirt cup, onboard cleaning tools, and weighed less
11 pounds.” Plus, it had an HEPA filter.
of these features were nice, Oliver thought, but
most important feature was the cheap price.
got home, he tried out his new Vibe.
worked pretty well. It had a nice long
; he could plug it into the outlet in
kitchen and the vacuum cleaner would reach all
of his apartment. The handle, however, was not
comfortable to hold. Every few minutes, he had
stop vacuuming in order to rest his hand.
had designed the handle had done a very
job. He figured it was probably the same
who designs the tiny rear windshields that restrict
driver's view of what’s behind him.
Vibe seemed to clean quite well, and the
cup was easy to empty. There was no
to hassle with—just pour the dirt out of
plastic cup, rinse it out, and snap it
onto the vacuum cleaner.