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Song/Link/Quote Of The Day 001

December 15, 2009

in a soon to be regular feature, YDT will post three things of interest harvested from the vast plains of the internet. generally unrelated (to each other).

Yeasayer – Ambling Alp

yeasayer release their second album, odd blood, in february. this is the first song to be released off it, and can be downloaded for free from here . {the album has recently leaked, if you’re into that sort of thing}


Cleaners ‘worth more to society’ than bankers

from bbc news

“Hospital cleaners: Play a vital role in the workings of healthcare facilities. They not only clean hospitals and maintain hygiene standards but also contribute to wider health outcomes. For every pound paid, over £10 in social value is created.”

“Tax accountants: Every pound that a tax accountant saves a client is a pound which otherwise would have gone to HM Revenue. For a salary of between £75,000 and £200,000, tax accountants destroy £47 in value, for every pound they generate.”


“When I look up, I see people cashing in. I don’t see heaven, or saints or angels. I see people cashing in on every decent impulse and human tragedy.”

yossarian, in catch-22, by joseph heller.

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