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Honkers and Shankers

Honkers and Shankers
 n.— «HSBC shares are one of the largest components of the FTSE 100 Index. In traditional City jargon the bank is known as “Honkers and Shankers.”» —“est Employer to Work for Award” by Marivic Butod Thinking Made Easy April 27, 2009. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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