funny verse

The Wall Street Journal – August 17, 2018

A trendy garment promises a curvy figure: (‘my insides felt crushed.’

Tight fitting waistbands stand convicted.
(The pain of course is self-inflicted.


The  Wall Street Journal – August 15, 2018

Rise in mortgage debt and auto loans pushes total US consumer debt to $13.3 trillion

Everything is a murky mystery,
For those who don’t recall their history.
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BBC Future – August 12, 2018

Stasis is a way of pausing physical and chemical processes – including those of life. It could be a way for us to save the critically ill, or allow ultra-long space missions.

An intriguing query. A real mind-teaser.

(If true, I’d keep a quart in my freezer.)


The Wall Street Journal August 9, 2018

For a company built on the fleeting images, certainty is worth only so much…  Investors get worried when social networks lose users.

Disappearing IMAGES is the appeal of SNAP,
NOT disappearing MARKET CAP.




AP – August 4, 2018

The now-disbanded voting integrity commission launched by the Trump administration to investigate the 2016 presidential election uncovered no evidence to support the president’s claims of widespread voter fraud, according to an analysis of administration documents released.

The FRAUD – an UNsubstantiated accusation.

(LOSING the  popular vote was a Trump fixation.)