Tuesday, July 06, 2010

What it Means to be Poor

Times like this, you really wish you knew who writes The Economist:
SHOPPING with coupons and jars of loose change. Watering down milk to make it go further. Using washing up liquid instead of shampoo. Inventing excuses for skipping lunch. Having to walk everywhere. Sharing beds and baths. Mending clothes that are themselves second-hand. Reviving old newspapers as makeshift lampshades. Always being tired.
(Link)...so you could give them a hearty handshake or a cigar a masterpiece of concise thick description.

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