Volume 25, Number 4 June/July 2017


Yes, but cash will not be for long Along time ago, I had a friend who rarely pulled a wallet out of a back pocket to pay for anything. Instead, he would remove a wad of bills from his right front pocket, all held in place with a monogrammed silver-plated money clip. With a flick of the wrist, he would slip off the clip, peel off the required number of bills, and hand them to a cashier. It was, really, an involved bit of theater, and he loved every moment of it—especially if the tab required a large number of 20s…. [Read More]