Tingle table n. a U-shaped table with 18 to 25 baskets or bins, used for sorting tax returns. Etymological Note: Supposedly named after an IRS employee named James Tingle who created the table in the 1960’s. His first name is sometimes given as Edward and the place of invention is sometimes given as Fresno, California, or Cincinnatti, Ohio. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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