The Definitive Indefinite Article’s Institute for Applied Plutocracy is delighted to announce the launch of the Archive of Acronyms, Appellations and Aphorisms for our Troubled Age.


We invite our loyal readers to submit their own for inclusion which will be reviewed for inclusion on a going-forward ongoing monthly basis by our Steering Committee.


The permanent archive can be found here:…r-troubled-ageacronyms-appellations-and-aphorisms-for-our-troubled-age/



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If medicine was a science in the same way that economics is, we would still be treating stroke victims with leeches.

Electricity is like sausages: you would be disgusted if you could see how it was made.