The Lexical Innovations of the Revolution

UntitledLet us all thank Jorge Giordani that this phrase is now in a Bloomberg headline.

From the piece itself…

One dollar buys 41.2 bolivars on the black market, compared with 6.3 bolivars at the official rate…

41.20! que bolas…

Update: But as a commenter points out, the best of this too-fun-for-a-proper-business-wire story is this borderline dadaist graf:

An official at Venezuela’s Finance Ministry, who asked not to be identified because he isn’t allowed to speak publicly, declined to comment on how the government would pay for Colombian imports. He wouldn’t confirm the report in El Nacional about Chinese aid, which the newspaper obtained from a source it didn’t identify.

Lo que es estar pero re-jodido, ¿no?

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