"Recession? But what about the gumdrop trees and magical fairy dust I just ordered online?"Barbara Hicks
"I doubt my getting fired from the Dairy Queen is a bellwether of recession, but it sure is a bellwether of I stuck my wang in the butterscotch."Bob Bardaji
"There's no such thing as a no-growth economy, silly. That's just a story parents used to tell us kids to scare us."Debra Luner
"What do I care? GM closed its Saginaw plant, but I work for the Lansing plant."Milt Conlon
"Oh, my God! Pull your money out of the bank! Sell your stocks! Hang Louis Rukeyser!"Graham Robertson
"Yes, yes, this is all very fascinating, but if you'll excuse me, I have a yacht I must name."J. Foster Thompson
Every day, another major company announces thousands of layoffs, stoking fears of an economic recession. What do you think?