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hair on it
 v. phr.— «Others were critical of the offer, however, saying it wasn’t solid. “That $37 million had a lot of hair on it, a lot of paper involved,” another bidder said of it.» —“The Sale That Never Happened—In The End, Argyros Couldn’t Bring Himself To Sell The M’s” by Terry McDermott Seattle Times (Washington) May 31, 1987. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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