Francis Lam talks about William Poundstone’s book Priceless: The Myth of Fair Value and How to Take Advantage of It. Continue reading ““Menu designers have found… many ways of getting you to order what the restaurant wants you to order.””
The Traveling Quack, an image from 1889, by Tom Merry
What’s a quack?
"While the origins of the term are obscure, the term "quack" probably came from the Dutch Quacksalber, a charlatan, mountebank, empiric or itinerant seller of medicine. Continue reading “Dr. Gladstone’s Infallible Home Rule Ointment (An advertisement for The Traveling Quack )”