Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Fake languages

These are fake in the sense that the words don't exist, but the sounds should. I remember doing stuff like this as a kid.

Italian English

American Chinese Russian and more

Thursday, December 10, 2009

I wondered about all those new Harleys I used to see

For years, when Harley Davidson was booming I wondered "where is the money coming from to buy all these things?" They are very expensive discretionary items, and I doubted some of the "owners" could really afford > 20k to buy them. Looks like the HD bubble was a bit like, and related to, the housing bubble.

Details here http://articles.moneycentral.msn.com/Investing/Extra/more-troubles-for-harley-davidson.aspx.