Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Thu Aug 23 11:46:44 UTC 2012

I'd be interested in a discussion of "money suck" (whoosh! into the
vacuum cleaner; 56,000 Google hits) vs. "money sink" (plop! into the
sinkhole; 143,000 hits).  And the Google hits strike me as fewer than
I'd expect.


At 8/23/2012 02:31 AM, Victor Steinbok wrote:
> From the news:
>"In a blunder of Homer-sized proportions, the Postal Service spent $1.2
>million too much in printing one billion commemorative Simpsons stamps,
>only 318 million of which sold, Bloomberg's Angela Greiling Keane
>reports. The findings come from a report by the Postal Service's
>inspector general, which pointed to The Simpsons as a money suck."
>     VS-)
>The American Dialect Society -

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