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The Job Market

a: The job market ~
b: a field of lilies

What: "If you go into the field and pick 100 lilies, then cart them over to a field five miles away, you reduce the number of lilies in that field, just as if you pick 100 IT jobs and outsource them to India, there will be fewer jobs in that market."

Writer: Canoeguy808
Where: Reference Link Has Evaporated
Date: Jul 29 2010 3:32 AM

Accountability is like a semantic family tree

a: Accountability ~
b: a semantic family tree

What: "Accountability is like a semantic family tree:the trunk is called Governance a main branch is Financial Accountability which feeds other branches such as Budgeting, Accounting, Auditing and Records Management"

Writer: Not Stated
Date: Nov 17 2011 12:52 PM

I Want Almonds Too

a: Sex without emotion ~
b: ice-cream without chocolate syrup

What: "Sex without emotion is like ice-cream without chocolate syrup and crushed peanuts on it - not bad, but missing something vital. (Before I knew my wife, if I received an offer of sex with no emotional involvement, I'd probably accept - but not without the chocolate syrup.)"

Writer: John L. Ferri
Date: Apr 23 2012 12:13 AM

Or Maybe Satellite Dishes?

a: rods and cones ~
b: antennas on old TV sets


"The rods and cones are like antennas on old TV sets, and if these antennas are broken, you don't get a good picture on the TV," he explained. "So if enough rods and cones degenerate, then vision quality and center vision goes down."

Writer: Sandeep Grover, M.D.
Date: Mar 11 2015 11:00 AM

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