Are you a bobo or a wombat? Are you tempted by infobia or to kick dead whales up the beach? If your answer to any of these questions is 'What are you talking about?', then you definitely need a copy of Shoot the Puppy. Amusing, informative and newly updated for 2007, it guides the reader through the ever-growing heap of contemporary jargon from around the English-speaking world, showing where it comes from, what it means, and what it tells us about our contemporary world.meaning:to drive down a share price by spreading malicious rumours a#39;It was a classic poop and scoop operation, a#39; ... lid on was a concerted attempt to talk down the value of a Wall Street stock in order to buy it cheap and make a quick killing.
|Title||:||Shoot the Puppy|
|Publisher||:||Penguin UK - 2007-11-01|