Saturday, April 04, 2009

The G-20 New English Dictionary

tr.v. re·in·vent·ed, re·in·vent·ing, re·in·vents

1. To talk and eat a lot. Usage: "Let's have lunch first, then we can reinvent capitalism. After that it should be dinner time".

2. To tinker with something without really changing anything. Usage: "You name a tax haven, I name one, we think of a very big number and then we've reinvented capitalism!"

3. To ignore the existence of poor people. Usage: "Why reinvent capitalism if the system is fundamentally sound?"

The impressively long list of tax havens can be found here.

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