Dec 8, 2022Liked by Tim Kane

"The ability to export inflation..."

I'm continually dismayed by the lack of economic knowledge of our current president who seems to want to mostly dismiss inflation in the US as part of a worldwide inflation phenomenon. No, when I compare graphs of inflation for Europe vs the US over the past 2 years, inflation in Europe lagged the US by a couple months. Sure seems like we exported it.

Having a little fun with words... regarding malapropisms of which Archie Bunker was king, I was always under the impression that malapropisms are similar sounding words, like saying someone plays flamingo guitar instead of flamenco. By that strict definition, substituting lamp for light wouldn't really be a malapropism. On the other hand, this could be the corruption of two phrases. Sometimes when the end of March has mild weather, people are known to say that March went "out like a lamb." So perhaps "out like a lamb" and "out like a light" were comingled to become the "out like a lamp" malapropism.

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I see what you did there. LOL.

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