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  1. parthenophilast says:

    Here’s a Freaky link:

    http://www.msu.edu/~alocilja/undergrad/BE230/dollar_vs_coin.pdf

    Not only does this apply to vending machines, but it could also apply to exotic dancers, given that people have continued to hand them dollar bills, even as depreciation has taken its toll on the value of the dollar. I don’t think that the higher cover charges are making life any easier for the ecdysiasts, but maybe people are handing out a greater number of Washingtons in tips these days (I don’t know if real wages are, in fact, falling for these most esteemed of professionals, these goddesses of mercy for the ugly and lonely guys out there.). It’s too bad I can’t find any reliable statistics on the wages of strippers, even on the Department of Labor’s website. Even so, I feel sorry for them. What do I do? I hand out fins- but I make the dancers work for them!

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  2. parthenophilast says:

    Here’s a Freaky link:

    http://www.msu.edu/~alocilja/undergrad/BE230/dollar_vs_coin.pdf

    Not only does this apply to vending machines, but it could also apply to exotic dancers, given that people have continued to hand them dollar bills, even as depreciation has taken its toll on the value of the dollar. I don’t think that the higher cover charges are making life any easier for the ecdysiasts, but maybe people are handing out a greater number of Washingtons in tips these days (I don’t know if real wages are, in fact, falling for these most esteemed of professionals, these goddesses of mercy for the ugly and lonely guys out there.). It’s too bad I can’t find any reliable statistics on the wages of strippers, even on the Department of Labor’s website. Even so, I feel sorry for them. What do I do? I hand out fins- but I make the dancers work for them!

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