Saturday, August 25, 2012

This morning's brunch conversation

Todd: So you're taking Ethan to Office Depot today?

Jennifer: To look for one-cent notebooks.

Ethan: I saw a commercial on TV. I'm going to re-sell them for one dollar each. If I buy ten, that's only ten cents, but I'd make ten dollars. If I buy fifty, that's fifty dollars.

Todd: If you buy twenty-five thousand...

Ethan: I don't think they'll let me buy that many.

Todd: Then you could buy Samuel a DeLorean.

Ethan: Well, I'd probably just pay taxes.

Samuel: You wouldn't owe that much in taxes. Why would you pay more than you owe?

Ethan: Well, I'd pay off more, so that I would have less to pay later. Paying off taxes is the most important thing to me.

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