have you noticed that the word “trillion” is well on it’s way to being the most used word in 2009? trillion, trillion, trillion. the word “billion” is getting tossed around a lot too lately, but poor measly “million” is slipping into the small time. i thought i was poor when a million bucks seemed like a lot of money 🙁
so here’s the clearest description i can really comprehend of how much a trillion dollars is:
if you spent one million dollars per day, it would take you over 2700 years to spend a trillion dollars.