The Beer Index: Or, You Know It's A Recession When...

Hemline indexes are so last year — you know, the old saw that the economy rises and falls with skirt length —especially since fashion designers apparently don't read the papers » 10/20/08 3:30pm 10/20/08 3:30pm. So without measuring ladies' dresses, how the hell are we supposed to tell what's going on with the economy?! Luckily for you, the Sunday …