Word-of-Day-Challenge-Handsome

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handsome

(of a number, sum of money, or margin)

substantial

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I think that this sum of money…

…would not be considered handsome enough

for many of today’s youth.

Ten or twelve years ago I talked to some

of my students about jobs which

would pay $600-$800 per week.

They preferred their government handout

out of $235 per fortnight ($117.50 per week).

It was not until I heard two of this cohort

talking about renting a house in a tourist town

that I realised why.

They told me that any house with a bond

of $1,000, or less, would be paid by the government