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  • He freed the straps, found the inflation cylinder.†   (source)
  • Rapid inflation puts a lot of shock and pressure on it.†   (source)
  • "It's a great hedge on inflation," he says with authority.†   (source)
  • His efforts have resulted in a nation that has the highest literacy rate in Europe, some of the best educational attainment rates, and the lowest infant mortality, inflation, and unemployment rates in the Western Hemisphere.†   (source)
  • When inflation went through the roof and gold hit $850 an ounce, it was worth a small fortune, more than enough for my frugal dad to retire a few times over and more than it would be worth a quarter century later.†   (source)
  • Inflation, you know.†   (source)
  • The annual revenues of America's fast food industry, adjusted for inflation, have risen by about 20 percent since 2001.†   (source)
  • Throughout the U.S. we find that the aging population (living on restricted and/or shrinking incomes in an inflation-prone world), along with reduced government support of education, conflicts with the needs of young people who live in a society that demands educational excellence even while promoting passive acceptance of mass-media culture.†   (source)
  • To continue funding his extravagance, Mobutu simply appropriated the national treasury, printing money whenever he needed it, which led to staggering inflation that further weakened his failing country.†   (source)
  • Still, if prices haven't risen with inflation, another hundred will score an eight ball instead of a gram.†   (source)
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  • Now I can return them to you readjusted, because with inflation they're not worth what they once were.†   (source)
  • They got much grade inflation?†   (source)
  • RAMPANT INFLATION, shortages of nearly every necessity made the day-to-day struggle at home increasingly difficult.†   (source)
  • When I was a child, we lived in France--a France that was still suffering from World War II bomb damage; a France that still had amputees from the first World War and special seats on the subway for those who had been wounded in the first and second World Wars; a France that was fighting a war in Algiers; a France that had 100 percent inflation.†   (source)
  • Yes, economics-history, theory, prices, inflation, why not?†   (source)
  • Slave prices in the South rose even faster than the rate of inflation during that springtime of Confederate confidence.†   (source)
  • "Nationals," as they were called, were inflation money, war money, fiat money, and were discounted a fraction of a percent on day of first issue, concealed as "exchange service charge."†   (source)
  • Whatever the country's current rank, its manufacturing output continues to grow strongly; in the past decade alone, output from American factories, adjusted for inflation, has risen by a third.†   (source)
  • Now there's wreckage, and inflation, and moral collapse.†   (source)
  • When we import oil we are also importing inflation plus unemployment.†   (source)
  • The flat was cluttered with a mixture of expensive and cheap furniture, hastily bought as an investment against the rapid inflation.†   (source)
  • Lucius Lamar failed to understand why the evils of planned inflation are sometimes preferable to the tragedies of uncon-trolled depression.†   (source)
  • Because inflation is not unknown in this country, and I may live longer than I expect.†   (source)
  • It might be worth more—maybe much more—from inflation than from investing it.†   (source)
  • So, I want to speak to you first tonight about a subject even more serious than energy or inflation.†   (source)
  • It's a cause of the increased inflation and unemployment that we now face.†   (source)
  • These funds will go to fight, not to increase, inflation and unemployment.†   (source)
  • Adjusted for inflation, today's hourly wage is more than a third lower than what Monfort paid forty years ago when the plant opened.†   (source)
  • Inflation, you know.†   (source)
  • Adjusted for inflation, the hourly wage of the average U.S. worker peaked in 1973 and then steadily declined for the next twenty-five years.†   (source)
  • At a time when unemployment is high, 46 million Americans live below the poverty line, and the minimum wage remains almost 20 percent lower, adjusted for inflation, than it was forty years ago, changes to America's food system won't be enough.†   (source)
  • Monfort wanted to reduce labor costs, but its workers thought that wages should not be cut at a time when the company was earning profits and the nation's annual inflation rate had reached double digits.†   (source)
  • It took place during a period when the inflation-adjusted value of the minimum wage declined by about 40 percent, when sophisticated mass marketing techniques were for the first time directed at small children, and when federal agencies created to protect workers and consumers too often behaved like branch offices of the companies that were supposed to be regulated.†   (source)
  • Prof claimed that what was taking place was a mild inflation offset by fact that we plowed money back in—but I should remember that Mike had records and all could be restored after Revolution, with ease since we would no longer be bled in much larger amounts by Authority.†   (source)
  • Three months before, on March 18, 1780, desperate to curb rampant inflation, Congress had resolved to devalue the dollar.†   (source)
  • The scarcities, inflation, taxes, and profiteering, the incessant worries and enmities of war, were all ever-present.†   (source)
  • Its principal adverse effects on his way of life were spiraling inflation, and the loss of twenty-two of his slaves who ran off in the hope of joining the British side and gaining their freedom.†   (source)
  • After the rarefied life at Monticello, the everyday confusion, endless paperwork and frustrations of administering a state at war—trying to cope with inflation, taxes, allocations of money and supplies—was torturous and only grew worse.†   (source)
  • There were the ever-vexing complications of dealing in various colonial currencies of differing value, and the increasing worry over inflation and the fate of the new Continental money, the unbacked paper currency being produced in Philadelphia in steadily greater quantity.†   (source)
  • It's clear that the true problems of our Nation are much deeper – deeper than gasoline lines or energy shortages, deeper even than inflation or recession.†   (source)
  • We remember when the phrase "sound as a dollar" was an expression of absolute dependability, until 10 years of inflation began to shrink our dollar and our savings.†   (source)
  • I wish I could forget the roll of the red eyes and the fearful blackened inflation of the lineaments!†   (source)
  • Those who have seen the bas-reliefs of Rheims will recall the inflation of the lower lip of the wise virgins as they survey the foolish BOOK SIXTH.†   (source)
  • The husband replied by that imperceptible movement of the forefinger, which, backed up by an inflation of the lips, signifies in such cases: A regular beggar.†   (source)
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