Tag Archive: language

  • Economist and Poet Debate Vocabulary

    Why don’t economists get invited to the good parties? Professor Sarah Skwire (Poet) thinks it has to do with economists’ choice of words. According to her, it seems, the optimal amount of economists to invite to an evening social would be close to zero. Economists probably aren’t known for the liveliness of their dinner conversations, but […]

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  • The Gun Control Debate, Explained With Dogs

    Gun control is a topic which never fails to inspire heated debate. In addition to the vehement passion of groups which support or oppose gun control, conversations about restrictions on gun ownership are further complicated by a lack of agreement and understanding of gun vocabulary. Dan Bier at the Foundation for Economic Education explains: “But […]

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