Dec 11, 2008
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Let's Name This Current Economic Crisis 'Depression George' ? Have Your Say

New World Order

Hurricanes and tornados are all named by some government body or other. But economic crises never are. Why is that?

The 1929-34 depression is just called The Great Depression, not Depression Tony, or Greg.

The 1974 oil crisis is just the 1974 oil crisis, not Monty, or Harold.

How much better the last full blow recession of the early 1980's would sound now if we had named it, say Hilda or Betty.

So, today our panel of experts are going to suggest their best names for this upcoming depression... Suggest yours at

Harry Meedsden, Circus Artist

"It's gotta be George. Everyone who voted George Bush into office must have to suffer for this one..."

Jerry Sprinkler, Radio Talk Show Host

"This economic depression has just got to be called Britney - let's hope the economy can pull itself together like Ms Spears seems to have done. (Go get em formerly bald girl!!!)"

Hug Tharsden, Bodybuilder

"If the copyright people will allow, may I suggest we call this economic depression 'Hulk Hogan'."

Gramps Rusky, Organic Farmer

"If it's not George then it's gotta be called Dick (for Dick Cheney of course). But that might be a little too rude."

Harry Baldicoot, Retired retirement consultant

"I hate economic depressions. I feel like going on a shooting spree. Who's with me?"


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