Re: What does "loaning one's wife" entail exactly?

I'm not a real doofus, but I play one at a national laboratory. (
Sat, 12 Oct 1996 22:05:41 -0500

> 1,000,000 marks ($650,000). Nearly 30 percent said they would
> accept even 100,000 marks.

Apparently it entails considerably less money than required to constitute the
premise of a cheesy American movie (albeit one with big name actors and actrix,
and lovely production values). But 1 million *is* a nice round number.

> ``Spending time with children'' was a distant 11th in
> importance, cited by just 51 percent of respondents.

At least it was enough "family values" to win an election. Then again, I wonder
how many marks 51% converts to. How many dollars would you have to get for your
kids before Hollywood would be interested in the movie rights?