to "expense"

Mark Sacks msacks at THEWORLD.COM
Wed Jan 2 17:44:47 UTC 2008

Jonathan Lighter writes:
> A good way to incent people is to let 'em "expense" stuff, i.e., to to
> "charge [it] to an expense account."
This is hardly unusual. As someone in the business world, I've been
hearing this word for years, even though (alas) it's not something I can
do very often.

Marc Sacks
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