Hmmm, 36,000. Delicious!

Saturday, June 10, 2006 | 08:59 AM

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"John Snow will have a replacement, and he may very well come from the corporate world. But if it's an A-list Wall Street CEO, I'll buy a copy of Dow 36,000 and eat the first chapter."

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So said Slate columnist Dan Gross on April 7.

On May 30th, Goldman Sachs CEO Hank Paulson took the job. So Gross, true to his word, bought a used copy on Amazon for 4 cents, shredded the first chapter, mixed it with assorted greens, and ate it.

Here is the video of the meal:

Salad ala Glassman
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The funniest part of this whole thing? By the time you read this, the book is now in a form most suitable to its content!

Um, hey Dan? No more stupid promises, ok?

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Source:
I Eat a Book
I made a stupid promise. And now I have to keep it.
Daniel Gross
Posted Friday, June 9, 2006, at 4:24 PM ET
http://www.slate.com/id/2143322/

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Good for him for being a good sport about it.

Posted by: Jeff D | Jun 10, 2006 12:31:55 PM

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