The best sentences we read today

-- "What's the buying process like when shopping for an island? Did you look at more than one?"

-- "Only about two million of the estimated 10 to 12 million living species have been identified."

-- "New York’s Bike Share program uses 21st-century technology to make it easy for customers to rent bikes. But it is using the primordial method of the mayoral election to determine its citizens preferences."

-- "[T]here are now nearly eight thousand hedge funds, and on average they have underperformed the stock market for nine of the past ten years."

-- "“Freud’s biographer, Ernest Jones, was mistaken in calling Freud ‘the Darwin of the mind’. Darwin himself was the Darwin of the mind. Freud was his great populariser.”

-- "The pilot, Thomas Fitzpatrick, turned a barroom bet into a feat of aeronautic wonder by stealing a plane from a New Jersey airport and landing it on St. Nicholas Avenue in northern Manhattan, in front of the bar where he had been drinking."

business

wonkblog

Success! Check your inbox for details. You might also like:

Please enter a valid email address

See all newsletters

Comments
Show Comments
Most Read Business

business

wonkblog

Success! Check your inbox for details.

See all newsletters

Next Story
Neil Irwin · June 5, 2013

To keep reading, please enter your email address.

You’ll also receive from The Washington Post:
  • A free 6-week digital subscription
  • Our daily newsletter in your inbox

Please enter a valid email address

I have read and agree to the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Please indicate agreement.

Thank you.

Check your inbox. We’ve sent an email explaining how to set up an account and activate your free digital subscription.