Thursday, 29 March 2012

Sex and the Banker - Aristophanes edition

In Aristophanes' Lystrata, the women end a war by withholding sexual favors. High-end Spanish hookers are now using the same idea, exploiting bankers' libido as a pressure point to get the economy moving again. According to news reports, the assocation of luxury sex workers has decided that its members should not offer services to bankers until the country's financial institutions start making loans to families and small- and medium-sized companies... let's see if it works better than quantitative easing.

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