"Hence, the whole idea of lending gazillions to Californians, of octupling mortgage dollars going to Hispanics from 1999 to 2006, ever made any sense."
"I don't entertain any fantasies about eight-hour writing days and octupling my former productivity -- I've heard enough from other writers who have gone full-time that life expands to fill much of the time that the day job used to, and I don't even intend to try to write full-time."
"Even if you took the longer-term view, and didn't bail out of stocks until the P/E climbed above its long-run average of 14, you would have sold out in the late 1980s and missed an octupling of your money."
"I remember you making this comment on the Barbie computer engineer comment page too. and people will actually read it, thereby octupling the average educational achievement of an American."