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The Wall Street Journal – February 14, 2019

Common sense calls for socks; fashion sense not… Now, cropped pants, leggings and short boots are hot looks even in winter driving fashion – conscious men and women to subject their ankles to this seasons arctic temperatures.

You “foot the bill” for these fashion decrees,
With ankles and toes toes that almost freeze.

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The Wall Street Journal – February 8, 2019

The (tax) overhaul continues to generate thousands of jobs for tax professionals as companies analyze the law and rely on tax experts to do all the work flowing from the legislation and internal revenue service rules.

Things seem to work in mysterious ways,
For the benefit of lawyers and CPAs.

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The Wall Street Journal – February 5, 2019

Super Bowl advertisers with commercials featuring robots and key parts … a creative trend that reflects the mood and  anxieties of a society confronted with new, life – altering technology and artificial intelligence.

I wasn’t “bowled over” by ad robots.

Personally, I’d prefer there were  NO-bots.

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Yahoo Finance – January 29, 2013

Some efforts include downsizing U.S. manufacturing capacity, investing more in R&D to develop new electric bikes and revamping its marketing messages to target younger

“Snarl and fart” and “vroom” and their macho like,
Doomed by the meek and mild electric bike.

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The Wall Street Journal January 28, 2019

As federal workers return it, president says he doubts lawmakers will find a resolution.

After a “failing wall?”
A “wailing wall?

 

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