Thanksgiving: Did you already know?

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Bill Bryson is one of my favorite writers. Bob's blog entries Bill Bryson Christmas shopping Depression first Thanksgiving feast Made in America: An Informal History of the English Language in the United States New England Plymouth colony President Lincoln Puritans Thanksgiving: Did you already know Here is a brief excerpt from Made in America: An Informal History of the English Language in the United States (1998).

Thanksgiving: Did you already know?

First Friday Book Synopsis

Bill Bryson is one of my favorite writers. Bob's blog entries Bill Bryson Christmas shopping Depression first Thanksgiving feast New England Plymouth colony President Lincoln Puritans Thanksgiving: Did you already know

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Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 11/25/13)

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I hope that at least a few of these recent posts will be of interest to you: BOOK REVIEWS The Firm: The Story of McKinsey and Its Secret Influence on American Business Duff McDonald Connected: The Surprising Power of Our Social Networks and How They Shape Our Lives — How Your Friends’ Friends’ Friends Affect […].

Thanksgiving: Did you already know?

First Friday Book Synopsis

Bill Bryson is one of my favorite writers. Bob''s blog entries Bill Bryson Christmas shopping Depression first Thanksgiving feast New England Plymouth colony President Lincoln Puritans Thanksgiving: Did you already know Here is a brief excerpt from Made in America: An Informal History of the English Language in the United States (1998). When a celebration was deemed in order, the Puritans were delighted to let their hair down.

Summary: The Book is Better

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You seem surprised." - A comment on Althouse's review of "A Walk in the Woods" : the Robert Redford, Nick Nolte, and Emma Thompson film based on Bill Bryson's account of hiking the Appalachian Trail. "Hollywood is stupid.

Laugh Out Loud Authors - Continued

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Crusty HR Manager likes anything by Bill Bryson. "A Several days ago, I requested the names of authors whose work was "laugh-out loud" funny. Bobbo mentioned "Catch-22" by Joseph Heller as a classic and also noted "How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big" by Scott Adams.

The Salary Gap Between Stingy and Generous Companies Is Growing

Harvard Business Review

Davis of the Boston Census Research Data Center, Richard Freeman of NBER, and Alex Bryson of the National Institute of Economic and Social Research — looked at workers’ earnings*, as well as how much companies were paying in wages per worker. What’s behind rising income inequality: the pay difference between janitors and CEOs, or the gap between how well different employers pay each position? Income inequality in the U.S. has historically more about the former.