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Reminds me of the film Trading Places. The two old guys explain to Eddie Murphy what it is they do and he says "Oh I get it !! You is bookies"

keep to the Fen Causeway
by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Thu Sep 25th, 2008 at 11:56:53 AM EST
And that is just how I see the "Lehman Brothers", only somehow the rich bankers at the end aren't going to end up out on the streets.

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Thu Sep 25th, 2008 at 12:17:23 PM EST
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Bookies don't end up on the street.  They either keep rolling, or they can't cover and end up in a dumpster.  The ultimate question in this mess is at what point people will be willing to put their lords and masters in a dumpster.
by rifek on Sun Sep 28th, 2008 at 01:38:30 PM EST
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