The Wall Street Journal- August 23-24 2014

Witness the oversize watch trend popular throughout the past decadeā€¦ Luckily for fans of the refined, the pendulum has swung back.

Big bulky watches; no longer prime.
Say fashion mavens, “Go small. It’s time.”

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The Wall Street Journal – August 23-24 2014

Active fund management is outmoded, and a lot of stock pickers are going to have to find something else to do for a living…”The money game of outperformance after fees, is for clients no longer a game worth playing.”

They offer no guarantees,
(Except for commissions and fees.)

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The Wall Street Journal August 23, 2014

Mr. DeNoor (Michigan GM dealer) took the unusual step of hiring a full-time “recall concierge” to take care of customers calls and coordinate repairs, as an onslaught of service requests rolled in this summer.

For the anxious, the angry, the nervous,
“Mr. Recall” is there – at your service.

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The Wall Street Journal- August 21, 2014

Why work out when you can buy the clothes and look like you did?. The rate of growth in the US retail athletic apparel market is surging, even as Americans’ rate of participating in most sports is in decline.

In ancient times, you’d cinch-in your toga,
Today, you shop for the pants marked “Yoga.”

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The Island Packet- August 19,2014

New research suggests that antiperspirants actually increase the levels of odorous bacteria populating the armpits… In fact, there are more bacteria in your armpits then there are humans on this planet.

It’s one of those surprising bits;
You’ve got a whole world in your pits.

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