For some reason I have a bit of a weakness for laundry images. I think maybe it goes back to hanging clothes out on the line with my grandma and then sitting on her back porch working crossword puzzles while things dried...good memories, indeed.
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A Pakistani woman washes clothes outside her house in the slum area of Lahore, Pakistan, Jan. 8. The IMF forecasts Pakistan to post growth of just 2.6 percent in 2011, among the lowest in Asia, while inflation is tipped to stand at around 14 percent this year and next -- among the highest in the world.