April 12, 2005

Real postage rates

Stupid AP graphics strike again. This time I'm not even the only one to notice; their misuse of the word "real" with respect to time-adjusted costs is addressed on the Language Log.

It is kind of neat, though, that although we read none of the same papers, we were able to see the exact same graphic and complain about it in just the same way...

"If we have to pay off one welfare queen every month to make sure that five people are comfortable enough to pursue their interests and dreams rather than schlepp for Wal-Mart, I think we'll still come out ahead." --Jonathan Prykop

Posted by blahedo at 3:33pm on 12 Apr 2005 | TrackBack
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