“The time of giving short measure in weighing”
April 1, 2012 2:01 PM   Subscribe

“Kipper und Wipper”: Rogue Traders, Rogue Princes, Rogue Bishops and the German Financial Meltdown of 1621-23
posted by the man of twists and turns (5 comments total) 15 users marked this as a favorite

 
This is brilliant & funny & useful. I just hope it isn't an April Fools Day joke.
posted by chavenet at 4:12 PM on April 1, 2012


whether you believe that kippen and kipper translate as “clipping” or “to tilt,”

Sounds like a red herring.
posted by stbalbach at 4:20 PM on April 1, 2012


ROGUE TRADERS!?! Oh man I can't wai...

Oh, yeah, wrong universe for that
posted by Slackermagee at 4:36 PM on April 1, 2012 [2 favorites]


I thought this post was going to be about this, but that would have been about Kipper and Tiger.
posted by 4ster at 6:01 PM on April 1, 2012


Interesting article. Thanks.
posted by benito.strauss at 3:15 PM on April 2, 2012


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