Writing Topics: inflation

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[This entry originally appeared on Clare Lynch’s blog, goodcopybadcopy] Nice piece on linguistic inflation from the BBC website: The death of 100%.

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And a “negative increase” is what, exactly?

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[This entry originally appeared on Clare Lynch’s blog, goodcopybadcopy] One of my readers spotted this piece of brain-frying copy, from “Inflation punctures deflation fears”, an article by Krishna Guha in the usually crystal clear FT: “The danger is deflation defined as a sustained negative rate of underlying domestic price increases.” Huh? Any economists out there […]

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