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“… Being an economist has got to be the most depressing job in the world. Because, you go your whole life trying to teach some basic principles, over and over and over you teach these principles: you teach them in the classroom, in newspapers, on television, on the internet–teach ‘em, teach ‘em, teach 'em. And then, you’re sitting there on your deathbed, and your nurse comes in and says, 'You know, I really think it would boost the economy if we raised the minimum wage.’ And you just think, what was it all for?

-Tom Woods

Test Tubes & Pom-Poms Ch. 5

(An Orphan Black high school AU focusing mainly on Cophine. And when I say mainly, I mean HELLA! And yup, it’s cheerleader Delphine and skater/science nerd Cosima! This is the fifth chapter, with more to come. THANK YOU GUYS SO MUCH FOR YOUR FEEDBACK AND SUPPORT! IT MEANS THE WORLD TO ME! KEEP IT COMING!)

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The remainder of the week seemed to drag on forever. At least, in Cosima’s mind it did. Her group had integrated quite nicely into the “in-crowd.” They all sat together at lunch, and even Helena had managed to make friends. (Namely one guy named Jesse whom she’d started referring to as her boyfriend.) Cal had decided to sit closer to Cosima and Delphine at the table, but it was Sarah whom he held most of his conversations with.

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