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pass the trash

pass the trash
 v. phr.Note: A synonym for trade turkeys and dance of the lemons. «The reporting law is an attempt to stop the practice known as “passing the trash,” in which districts let problem teachers quietly move to another district. The law does not allow a troubled teacher to resign “for personal reasons” or for a district to conduct only bare-bones employment verification.» —“Legislature may step in” by Jim Siegel Columbus Dispatch (Ohio) Oct. 17, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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