Radio Review: All these millions and billions is too much for us to calculate

Millions, billions, even trillions: the kind of numbers that come up around the discussion of public finances are so large they basically make no sense to the average human mind.

ake this week’s comment from Leo Varadkar (The Pat Kenny Program, Newstalk, Monday-Friday, 9am) on MetroLink’s costs in Dublin likely to rise to €23 billion. That’s 23 BILLION – an amount so large, it’s almost incomprehensible. Tanaiste could also have said “795 squillion gajillion” for all the context our brains can come up with.

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