President Obama joked that he considered taking back his offer to make Jack Lew his next treasury secretary after seeing his loopy, illegible signature.
President Barack Obama plans to announce his nomination of White House chief of staff and budget expert Jack Lew as his next Treasury secretary on Thursday at an event at 1:30 p.m. ET (1330 GMT), a White House official said.
Jack Lew, the Orthodox Jew whose signature is going to be on every single dollar bill, has a pretty weird signature. And wait till you read what a handwriting expert says about it.
What’s the difference between a slob and a ‘zhlob’? To find the answer, Philologos messes around in the feed trough of linguistic history.