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Every once in a while we ask you for money. Please donate now. Use the forms and fields below. If everybody who’s reading this right now sent in just $11 — that’s eleven dollars — we’d completely meet our budget and finish off the...

Shoestring Budget

A shoestring budget is a spending plan that’s as thin and spindly as a shoestring. Not surprisingly, the term gained popularity during the Great Depression. This is part of a complete episode.

excessing

excessing  n.— «At the end of the school year, a committee led by one of Warley’s alleged protégés met to discuss moving some of its employees to other schools—a process called “excessing’ —because J.O. Wilson was over its budget...

county store

county store  n.— «Whelan said the county appropriated but never spent $30,000 from its 2009 budget for setting up a “county store,” a term for a multipurpose government office in a public place like a mall.» —“Plan would...

Robin Hood budget

Robin Hood budget  n.— «Now the government is talking about raising taxes for some to help pay for pension increases, but at this point at least they’re only talking about slugging higher income earners. (They’re dubbing it a “Robin...