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The Yom Kippur effect

October 1, 2009

You may have noticed a minor obsession with traffic amidst TGR's usual fare, which is why I was especially interested in a recent Freakonomics piece called "A Gut Yontif for L.A. Drivers" (Gut Yontif is a traditional Yiddish greeting used on Yom Kippur - it literally means "good holiday"). The post's motivation is purely anecdotal […]

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Thursday trends are one day late

May 22, 2009

Google search data reveals an (un)surprising truth about Christmas dinners.

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