The best sentences we read today

--- "Y call Sally abt her promotion when u can just send a

?"

--- "Wow," said Dixie Klamfoth, a customer in Circleville, Ohio, on learning J.P. Morgan is on the verge of receiving a historic fine from the Justice Department.

- "Why should the Senators still be making laws? / The barbarians, when they come, will legislate."

--- "At an afternoon press event, Treasury Secretary Jacob 'Jackie' Lew, clad in a sequined blazer and a tie adorned with a large dollar sign, confirmed that the economy’s performance in Q3 had qualified American markets for the so-called Bonanza Quarter, a special three-month 'cavalcade of cold hard cash' during which U.S. corporations and households would have the opportunity to double their income, double their assets, and 'move up the big board.'"

Lydia DePillis is a reporter focusing on labor, business, and housing. She previously worked at The New Republic and the Washington City Paper. She's from Seattle.
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