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  • noun Plural form of bean-counter.

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Examples

  • To hell with bean-counters, he can go to perdition!

    Kiss Me, You Fool!

  • But contrary to what the bean-counters yes, "bean-counters" is an original and spiffy way to refer to those charged with financial oversight say, editors are not overhead.

    The Writing Team

  • It was a win-win because it helped the contractor profit margins when sold (approved) by NASA & then NASA had acceptable rationale for delays & cost overruns, etc.etc. to the bean-counters in DC or wherever.

    Today's Video: You Know That This Still Happens Every Day - NASA Watch

  • Having been done once, the bean-counters and gangsters at the labels of course thought that the lucrative equation could be replicated/reverse engineered — hook-y tunes, heavy airplay, eye-catching videos and a P.R. push to make ubiquitous whatever the hell the product was.

    The Curious Case Of Michael Joseph Jackson

  • Obama admits to “marginal report cards” in prep school, but the diversity bean-counters keep his dreams alive.

    Deconstructing Obama

  • Obama admits to “marginal report cards” in prep school, but the diversity bean-counters keep his dreams alive.

    Deconstructing Obama

  • As a public service, we offer some advice for all who have issues with Chase Home Weasel: Don't bother with the indifferent lugnuts of Customer Care or the unscrupulous bean-counters of the Tax Department.

    Alfred Gingold: THE WEASEL BLINKS

  • Instead, the bean-counters at CanWest have spoken, and a 20-year-old, popular local column gets cut, saving them a grand total of $675 a year -- less than one good-sized ad brings in in a single newspaper.

    The end of an era: my science column leaves the newspaper

  • As a public service, we offer some advice for all who have issues with Chase Home Weasel: Don't bother with the indifferent lugnuts of Customer Care or the unscrupulous bean-counters of the Tax Department.

    Alfred Gingold: THE WEASEL BLINKS

  • Having been done once, the bean-counters and gangsters at the labels of course thought that the lucrative equation could be replicated/reverse engineered — hook-y tunes, heavy airplay, eye-catching videos and a P.R. push to make ubiquitous whatever the hell the product was.

    Archive 2009-08-01

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