Two Chicago-area sports journalists gathered the tweets directed at them and asked men to read them to their faces. The result went viral.
Some economists say that after years of slow sales, the housing sector is about to see a sustained surge because of pent-up demand.
If true, housing could serve as a kind of a big water tower — full of potential economic energy, ready to come rushing down to help re-float the economy.
But other experts say the water will only trickle out of that tower.