me: Look at it this wat
$2 = 93 rupees
with that you could buy a hummus and pita bread
and have some change left over
would you be happier owning Lehman?
Karthik: 11 11
me: or having hummus and pita bread
The original inspiration for using Lebanese fast food as a standard store of value came from this profound post by Kunal. Please read it.
Later on in that conversation, I brought up employee buyouts. But things quickly took a scatalogical and American-beer-bashing turn:
me: you know
at two dollars, why didn’t the employees buy Lehman?
would’ve beenfight to split the cost da
2K people together put together 2$ => each guy pays 0.1 cent
how do they pay that to each other?
me: in beer
Karthik: dei you don’t even get half a glass of beer for 2$
so what? each guy contributes a drop or what?
me: or they can deduct it from their PF
American beer is piss
me: each Lehman Europe banker contributes one drop of piss
that’s tough too
just one dro
me: sells it to Dick Fuld as Budweiser
It’s not that tough. They can use droppers or something.