Debit on the Left, Credit on the Right
Here’s another story about some guy who felt it was in his place to the basics to a veteran. This time, he tried explaining what debit and credit were. To an accountant. Who had worked in her field for over a decade. And who had just discovered several mistakes while going over his work.
For anyone who doesn’t know, you learn about debit and credit in your first accounting class. You also learn how to create a balance sheet and profit/loss statement in the same 101 class. Teaching her the fundaments of accountancy is akin to explaining simple addition and subtraction to anyone who passed the sixth grade.