losing steam

James A. Landau <JJJRLandau@netscape.com> JJJRLandau at NETSCAPE.COM
Wed May 6 23:36:10 UTC 2009

An odd use of a well-known metaphor, from the Wall Street Journal:

 MAY 5, 2009, 10:01 A.M. ET
"Fed Bernanke: US Economy To Resume Growth Later In '09"
bu Brian Blackstone of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)--The U.S. recession appears to be losing steam, with growth likely to resume later this year on the back of firmer household spending, a bottoming housing market and an end to inventory liquidation, U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Tuesday.

OT:  How can you always spot a doctor or nurse?  They think "to present" is an intransitive verb

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