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The bank robber wrote instructions on a piece of paper and held up for the cashier to read: "This is a holdup and I''ve got a gun." The bank clerk waited while the robber wrote another note: "Put all the money in a paper bag." When this message ...
한국경제 | 1999.10.27 00:00
['2000'-앞으로 100일] 새천년 준비 각국 행사 : '폴란드'등
... Stars Here"라는 제목의 밀레니엄 축제를 준비중이다. 15개에 달하는 각종 예술 축제와 음악관련 축제가 열린다. 이밖에 체신기관인 아일랜드 "Postal Service"에서는 밀레니엄 축제 축하 연하장을 보내는 "Write and Invite"라는 캠페인을 통해 외국인이 아일랜드를 방문하도록 유도할 계획이다. 아일랜드 항공사인 에어 링구스는 비행기에 밀레니엄 축제 로고를 부착, 행사를 홍보할 생각이다. 호주 : 1999년 12월31일 2000년 ...
한국경제 | 1999.09.22 00:00
[해외유머] '침실서 헐떡이는 어머니'
The housewife was painting a room in her house. After climbing down the ladder numerous times to answer the door when neighborhood children stopped by, she told her daughter to make a sign asking play-mates not to ring the bell. Several hours lat...
한국경제 | 1999.09.14 00:00
A mother was sorting through treasured stuff her three daughters had accumulated over the years. In the process, she came across a questionnaire her middle daughter, Mary, had filled out while completing her master''s degree. In response to the q...
한국경제 | 1999.09.07 00:00
[경제노트] (영어로 배우는 국제경제) 'Regulatory limits'
Financial regulators face a daunting task. Most of the world"s big exchanges, including the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq, are planning to move from member-owned to profit-seeking status. Parallel to this, new technology is bring ing a genui...
한국경제 | 1999.08.02 00:00
[경제노트] (영어로 배우는 국제경제) 'Invention Is the..'
... Stanfo rd Research Institute (now SRI International) working on augmenting human intellect through computers. In 1963 he proposed a "writing machine," what we now call a word processor, and in a twist on the old saw about building a better mousetrap invented the com ...
한국경제 | 1999.07.28 00:00
[경제노트] (영어로 배우는 국제경제) 'Clinton's...'
... child in five is still poor, and we are a long way from the early 1970"s, when one child in seven was poor, itself not a statistic to write home about. And the number of children in extreme poverty has increased. States are sitting on large surpluses of unspent Federal ...
한국경제 | 1999.07.14 00:00
A motorist pulled over on a side street to take a nap. As he settled down in the seat and closed his eyes, a jogger rapped on his window to ask the time. Bleary-eyes, he found his watch and said it to be 8 a.m. Sleeping at last, he was soon awake...
한국경제 | 1999.06.30 00:00
[해외유머] '어머니들의 고민'
... neighbors were talking over the backyard sharing their woes. "You know I''m really annoyed," said one mother. "My son at college keeps writing home for money, and I worry about what he does with it." "With a daughter, it''s entirely different," said the other mother. "It''s ...
한국경제 | 1999.06.10 00:00
[경제노트] (영어로 배우는 국제경제) 'The Dangers...'
The Dangers of Derivatives Custom tailored financial derivatives are a neat example of how invention becomes the mother of necessity. Since the financial engineers began tinkering with the machinery of money flows in the late 1980s, banks and oth...
한국경제 | 1999.05.24 00:00