Monthly Archives: September 2011

Jaworski Hits the Fan, but C’mon, It’s Just a Word!

It’s a word. Just a stupid word. A little vulgar, a little crass: “shit”, “merde”, the “s-word”… it’s a versatile and useful tool for getting across appropriate sentiment in lieu of dull exposition and an excessive display of vocabulary for … Continue reading

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Numbers Have Meaning Too: The Marginal Tax Rate Myth

I caught this gem on the Huffington Post which led me to the original article on USA Today about Math For Grownups, a book by author Laura Laing. That raise actually might not be as good as it looks. The … Continue reading

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