The Economics of Tidying Up


Book review from The Atlantic

Pre-Reading Questions

  1. How could tidying up your living space improve your life?
  2. What common economic terms do you use in regular speech?


tidy (tidied, tidied)
clutter (uncountable noun, regular verb)
wink wink (set expression)
hit upon (s/th) (phrasal verb)
tout (regular verb)
purge (regular verb)

Main Activity

Read the main article find the economic terms and figure out their meaning from context.

Discussion questions: