use pickings in a sentence.
Responding to below: Taxes are graduated so the largest increase in tax will be to the rich and uber rich, but to them it will be small pickings.
I'm not an accountant, but what The Brain Pickings is doing sounds like tax fraud to me, especially the non-profit bit.
I understand the words and intent well enough, but taken out of context the statement would have been deemed slim pickings even 240 years ago.
This is from the "Brain Pickings weekly" curated newsletter - (see the "hat tip" in that post).
You'll get much better pickings in California or Nevada though.
If it wasn't for this article pointing to the reedit post, I would have never discovered this juicy, delicious, and distasteful video of Stallman eating his foot pickings.
For example "Give up on hard problems" "work less" "look for easy pickings at the low end of big companies" etc.
And questions which really are easy pickings will get 10 people answering them if the site becomes popular.
These guys are relatively easy pickings, and the work is more fun because it's urban.
Here are some others that are interesting:Vitamin Cr : Brain pickings: Synaptic Stimuli: Timoni's blog:
There's nothing wrong with fashion blogs, but this feels like it's aimed at what the author perceives as being low-hanging fruit / easy pickings.
Slim pickings still, but much better than just TF2/SS3:BFE.
That's clever wording: That helps support Brain Pickings by offsetting a fraction of what it takes to maintain the site[...