Taking The Joy Out of a Raise

Clare Briggs

Clare Briggs

Clare Briggs is a famous cartoonist who lived from 1875 to 1930. Poems by Wilbur Nesbitt.

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  1. Avatar Jaybird
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    says:

    “Hey, I got a raise.”
    “You know what Brie Larsen got for Captain Marvel 2?”

    That’s a jerk move.Report

  2. Avatar Kolohe
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    says:

    No date on this one that I can see, but its style appears to be those drawn in the 1920s.

    In 1925,

    5k was in the 92.16 percentile of annual income that year.

    10K was in the 97.84 percentile of annual income that year.

    50k was in the 99.77 percentile of annual income that year.

    100k was in the 99.85 percentile of annual income that year.

    https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-soi/25soirepar.pdf (PDF, page 6)

    (Though also of note, there were 4.1 million returns filed out of a population of around 110 million, and male working age population of probably around 30 million.)Report

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