Marginalia, no.196

Intangible drilling costs preference

~ IRS Form 6251 (2010), line 26

The most exotic creatures are sometimes the ugliest. This one sounds venomous too. But the thrill of discovery momentarily dampens such considerations. I’m only amazed to find that I live in a world where verbal constructions like this can actually mean something to someone.

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  1. Having worked in oil & gas for over a decade (several decades ago), I’m surprised how easily that came back to me. Which scares me more than amazes me.

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