"the financial equivalent of Hurricane Katrina"

Ann Burlingham ann at BURLINGHAMBOOKS.COM
Thu Nov 20 16:47:29 UTC 2008

On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 9:40 PM, James Harbeck <jharbeck at sympatico.ca> wrote:
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> I lately received a letter from the president of my graduate alma
> mater, Tufts University, which referred to the current economic
> crisis as "the financial equivalent of Hurricane Katrina."

"Financial tsunami" seems to be much more popular.

Ann Burlingham
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