OUP (UK) WOTY: credit crunch

Charles Doyle cdoyle at UGA.EDU
Thu Oct 2 13:56:27 UTC 2008

Last night on TV (probably MSNBC) I learned the expression "a walk on the bank" (in contrast to "a run on the bank"); a "walk" entails depositors' withdrawing their funds in excess of the insurable $100,000.  Pretty cute.


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