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Tuesday, October 14, 2008

finance talk

I heard this sequence on ABC radio this morning in a discussion on the latest market moves:

Is it a dead cat bounce?

One swallow does not a summer make.

But the elephant in the room -

I wish finance talk could be less esoteric.
 

see also
via presurfer
 

6 comments:

Ann O'Dyne said...

... so, an elephant, a swallow, and a dead cat came into a bar ... err ... bank


An elephant came into a bank with a swallow and a dead cat ...

Umm ... an elephant came into a bar to swallow a dead cat ...


Dead Cat:

half Stoli
half Bolly ...
and you're Molly!

boynton said...

and golly, that reminds me, we're well overdue for melbloggers drinks...
pink elephants anyone?

Lunar Brogue said...

Sounds like the RSPCA should be added to the long list of acronyms regulating our finance industry.

boynton said...

a toothless tiger in the bear pit?

Lunar Brogue said...

Or a cut snake in the bull market?

A drinking lizard in the runaway train (of camels)?

boynton said...

tie me metaphor down, sport

see also: constipated owl