1) The reciprocal of a google. 10^-100. The smallest named number.
2) a very small number.
The federal funds rate was lowered to a bernanke.
adjective, verb, Bernanke, Bernankein’
1) Bookworming when decisive action is needed.
2) Not in touch with current realities.
3) An incompetent person, given an important task.
You: I’ll go to the library and see if I can find a book on “how to put out a fire” then I’ll come back and try to put out the house fire.
Me: Yeah, go Bernanke it.
You: And that’s the way it is.
Me: You be Bernanke.
2 and 3.
You: I’m on top of that situation.
Me: Don’t be Bernankein’.
You: I’ll let him take charge of that.
Me: Don’t let Bernanke touch nothin’.