" The US government's debts have ballooned so badly the National Debt Clock in New York has run out of digits to record the spiralling figure. " Story here
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I suppose our fix will be to add 10 more spaces and then modify (if necessary) the underlying software to handle larger values - rather than pay off the debt.
The old $10,000,000,000,000.00 "bug".
Shoulda seen that one coming.
While they are fixing this issue, they had better fix the "Your Family Share" portion as well.
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How about stripping a couple of zero's from the greenback? This would evade the old $10.000.000.000.000.00-feature and reduce the debt to manageability.
Maybe we can start using scientific notation?
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sorry, just had this image of the Baliff coming around to reposess the US....
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