Tag Archives: Sociology

Charity for Dying Man

Today TaxMama® hears from Jenenne in the TaxQuips Forum with this sad story. “At my husbands job they just found out that a fellow employee has been given 3-5 months left to live. The doctors say nothing can be done for him. Everyone is scrambling trying to get some money together for him to be […]

Marriage and Money

Today TaxMama hears from Pradeep, who just got back from a wonderful, full weekend of family wedding festivities. This reminds me of all the delightful weddings coming up this summer – in the lives of all our families and friends.  So let’s talk about marriage and money.

Murphy’s Laws of Bureaucracies

Acheson’s Rule of the Bureaucracy : A memorandum is written not to inform the reader but to protect the writer. Rule of Bureaucracies : It is impossible to distinguish, from a distance, whether the bureaucrats associated with your project are simply sitting on their hands, or frantically trying to cover their asses. Principle of Displaced […]

Spanish Lesson

A Spanish Teacher was explaining to her class that in Spanish, unlike English, nouns are designated as either masculine or feminine. ” House ” for instance, is feminine: ” la casa. ” ” Pencil, ” however, is masculine: ” el lapiz.. ” A student asked, ” What gender is ‘computer’? ” Instead of giving the […]