[Ads-l] open kimono

Bill Mullins amcombill at HOTMAIL.COM
Thu Jun 22 15:20:21 UTC 2023

1975 Binghamton NY Press and Sun-Bulletin​ 27 Mar 10/5

IBM is a successful company, always in the public eye.  As one executive put it:  "We have to decide how far we are going to open the kimono."

2008 Wall Street Journal​ 26 Aug C2/5

When one company reveals its finances to another, it "opens the kimono" so the two sides can conduct an "open kimono transaction."

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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