“A million here, a million there, pretty soon we are talking about some real money.”
Now we talk about billions as if we are talking about the kid’s allowance, and trillions are tossed around like chump change.
(Please, god, don’t let them find out what comes next!)(I don’t know–CarlSagans?)
“A billion days ago no-one walked on the earth on two feet.”
“A billion dollars ago was only 8 hours and 20 minutes.”