I hate to wreck the party, which is a lot of fun, but I believe a "depression" is
an outmoded word (which in turn replaced financial panic (as in the panic of
1837). A depression is, iirc, defined by two successive quarters of negative
growth. The US had a recession; Canada hasn't had one (yet; let's cross our
nostrils....)

Grampa Bill wrote:

> [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
>
> > A recession is when it happens to your neighbor.
> > A depression is when it happens to you.  [grin]
>
> ===================================
> Grampa Bill comments:
>     Close but no banana.
>     When our neighbor is out of work it's an economic correction.
>     When you are out of work it's a recession.
>     When I am out of work it's a depression.
> --
> ......nevertheless, "It was cruel and cunning, an act
> of consummate evil."
>    Gordon B. Hinckley 10/7/2001
> Love y'all,
> Grampa Bill in Savannah
>
> Check out my "General Authority Pages," the most comprehensive
> source of information on the General Authorities available
> anywhere(!!!) on my web site at:
> http://personal.lig.bellsouth.net/lig/w/o/wol3
> Comments welcome.
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Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada -- Gateway to the Boreal Parkland

"The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and
falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark."
--Michelangelo Buonarroti

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