today’s lesson

Mea culpa. I had erroneously been referring to the ‘national debt’ as the ‘national deficit’ (previous posts have since been fixed). It turns out that the national debt is the total amount of money that the government owes, whereas the ‘national deficit’ (or budget deficit) is the amount the government …

busted

I tried to cash one of Brian’s expense checks this afternoon (for the whopping amount of $5.88) and was reprimanded by the bank teller: “Angela, did you sign both names on this check?” Duh. So, instead of cashing it, they had to deposit the darned thing. I’ve only been signing …