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  • Recession Yardsticks See how the recession that began in 2007 compares with some of the the worst recessions since World War II, and with the median trend.

    Did 'Great Recession' Live Up to the Name?

  • Yardsticks, classics, science - have all been discarded.

    Looking back at Obama the narcissist

  • The Wall Street Journal publishes category averages in the Yardsticks chart in its Investing in Funds reports.

    Think Before Unloading

  • Besides, outside of a few exceptions like ourselves, all the younger generation are Yardsticks, with more coming every year.

    This Crowded Earth

  • The Leff shots had created the new generation of Yardsticks, and they lived in their own world.

    This Crowded Earth

  • I mustn't blame the Yardsticks for penning me up in prison until revolution broke out, and I mustn't blame the Naturalists for bombing the place where I took refuge.

    This Crowded Earth

  • "The Yardsticks are human beings, just like us," Eric said, slowly.

    This Crowded Earth

  • Crowded into a liner with a gang of Yardsticks, with only a few other Naturalists around, there might be trouble.

    This Crowded Earth

  • He foresaw that when the first generation of Yardsticks -- that's what they call themselves, you know -- came of age, there'd be social unrest.

    This Crowded Earth

  • Besides, they were more active, and this created the illusion that there were Yardsticks everywhere.

    This Crowded Earth

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