If chemists and physicistsA constantly got itA wrong when predicting the outcome ofA a chemical reaction or calculatingA theA required speed for airplane lift, their sciences would be discredited.A Not so, of course for economists. In fact, in 1974 two economists shared the Nobel Prize in economics for saying opposing things.
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"no texting." Doesn't that sum up everything when it's on the list of Ground Rules for a nonprofit meeting?
This large sign was photographed at a multi-racial youth organization by a staffperson who wishes her organization to be anonymous. So she will get a box of avocados delivered to her (this was a contest, remember?!) but we won't publish her name or organization.
If you like word search puzzles, take a break and try this puzzle featuring nonprofit-related words. Remember: words can appear forwards, backwards, diagonal, up or down -- kind of like the directions we're known to go in. Here are the words, followed by the puzzle. Print it out for lunchroom fun or save it for the plane if you're headed for vacation!
Bad hair day? Take a 3-Minute Vacation at UK Hairdressers and click your troubles away. Or give a new hairstyle to your favorite boss, program officer, BFF or politician. Thanks to reader Karen Aitchison for helping editor Jan Masaoka experiment with a new look.
We're having a desk food potluck right now! Everyone gather up whatever food you keep in your desk and bring it to the conference room to share.
We asked Blue Avocado readers to tell us what they always keep on hand, and based on their responses, it looks like we'll have a lot of raw almonds, chocolate, and microwave popcorn at our virtual potluck. Meet some hungry readers:
Samara Azam gets a special notice because she cleverly included a screenshot of Blue Avocado in the photo she submitted of her Nutella. "I know no one . . .