Wednesday, January 18, 2012


A combination of “bracket” and “percentile” this word was coined by Doris A. Pyles' husband years ago when she accepted her first job out of college. According to Doris, her husband was considering the tax consequences of a real job and wondered into what tax “bractile” they would be elevated. Look for this metaplastic word to be used soon by the IRS as part of a tax simplification program. (Originally posted September 24, 2003)

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