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Definition(s):

  • (n) English economist and logician who contributed to the development of the theory of marginal utility (1835-1882)

News

  1. Veteran mailed cat poop to companies that didn't hire him

    A St. Louis veteran who couldn't land a job took out his frustration by mailing cat feces to the employers who failed to hire him, prosecutors said. ( St. Louis Post Dispatch )  Jevons Brown, 58, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of mailing injurious articles last summer and has now been sentenced to two years probation. In all, Brown mailed at least 20 packages, according to U.S. postal ...
    on February 11, 2014     Source: KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma

  2. Missouri Man Mails Feces To 20 Employers Who Wouldn’t Hire Him

    Missouri Man Mails Feces To 20 Employers Who Wouldn’t Hire Him Weird News A 58-year-old St. Louis man was sentenced to two years of probation Friday after pleading guilty to sending cat feces in the mail to companies that failed to hire him. Jevons Brown, a frustrated veteran, was charged with a misdemeanor of mailing injurious articles. Investigators tracked 20 similar packages to Brown ...
    on February 10, 2014     Source: Opposing Views

  3. Man who mailed cat poo to companies that wouldn't hire him gets probation

    Evan Bleier ST. LOUIS, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- St. Louis man Jevons Brown receives two years of probation after pleading guilty to mailing cat feces to companies that wouldn't hire him.
    on February 8, 2014     Source: UPI

Quotes

  1. Ritchie said: "Jevons is just the kind of striker we want. I have made it clear that I want to sign him permanently. The first step to achieving that is getting him on loan for another month. I'll be speaking with the Bristol City manager Gary...
    on Dec 16, 2007 By: Andy Ritchie Source: Sportinglife.com

  2. "I am looking at bringing in someone who can give us extra options up front," McIlroy told The Visitor. "Both Jevons and Mullin are recovering well, but are doubtful for this weekend and we need to get back to winning ways as soon as we can....
    on Jan 6, 2010 By: Sammy McIlroy Source: SkySports

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