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Time Machine

After Sarah moved from Wisconsin to Iowa, she sparked some momentary confusion when she asked a store clerk where his TYME machine was. In parts of Wisconsin, Florida, and Michigan there are automated teller machines, or ATMs, called TYME machines...

Cold as Aggie Forti

Margo from Denton, Texas, says when the weather was really cold, her Kentucky-born grandmother would say it was cold as agga forti. The term aggie forti refers to something really strong, particularly a strong drink. That expression and the variants...

Tyme Travel

On Twitter, @mollybackes notes that in Wisconsin, a Tyme machine dispenses cash, not time travel. This is part of a complete episode.

land banking

land banking  n.— «It also claims that established supermarkets may further frustrate their rivals by buying up land adjacent existing shopping precincts—a practice known as “land banking.”» —“Aldi argues that rules favour...

mark to myth

mark to myth  n.— «Banking auditors are watching carefully to ensure bank valuations based on in-house mathematical models are not, in the phrase coined by Warren Buffett, “mark to myth.” In the backwash of the credit crisis, U...