2012-07-12 / Columns
JUST ASK ALICE
Alice Wickhammer of Jester Hill offers insight into your day-to-day traumas.
DEAR ALICE: We hear politicians use the word “billion” all the time, but few of us have an appreciation for just how huge this number is. Can you put it into perspective so the next time I hear some senator or congressman talking about spending 10 billion dollars, I appreciate the magnitude? —POTTERVILLE
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