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Holidays, lost business in World Cup's lazy days
| June 23, 2014
Posted on 06/23/2014 10:07:23 AM PDT by don-o
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Brazil's World Cup is in full swing and the world's biggest sporting event is becoming a great excuse to skip work and enjoy holidays decreed just for the event.
Yet, not everybody is pleased.
According to Fecomercio, a group representing Brazil's goods, services and tourism industries, those sectors stand to lose $13.5 billion
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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Society
There's the excuse for the next set of lousy numbers.
posted on 06/23/2014 10:07:23 AM PDT
What! They didn’t make it up on the sales of vuvuzelas?
To: Calvin Locke
When’s the last time you’ve seen (or heard) one?
posted on 06/23/2014 10:43:44 AM PDT
Don't know, and don't care, at least until I hear another one...
Don't care for the World Cup, let alone take any interest in soccer.
I'm down to baseball as to any major sport that I'll even consider watching, or more likely listen to, for background.
I clicked on the article for the socioeconomic aspects of gub'mint officials selling out taxpayers to please already wealthy grifters.
To: Calvin Locke
It’s totally cool to be apathetic about something. Being ignorant is another matter.
posted on 06/23/2014 11:07:57 AM PDT
Its totally cool to be apathetic about something. Being ignorant is another matter.
I don't know and I don't care.
posted on 06/23/2014 11:09:15 AM PDT
(He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
It's why I don't watch baseball. There's no inter-league play.
See my point?
posted on 06/23/2014 11:14:44 AM PDT
Today Brazil is playing Cameroon.
Plenty of time to samba in Brazil!
posted on 06/23/2014 12:53:14 PM PDT
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