n.— «Desperae to find foster carers? Try having a party, but not just any old party. Oh, no, it’s time for tuppercare, a term inspired by the marketing strategy devised to sell plastic boxes to housewives from the 1940s onwards. Newcastle City Council’s tuppercare parties are hosted by foster carers at home so that people interested in fostering can find out more, says Children & Young People Now (Feb 13). Tupperware magic, or is this just a good example of thinking outside the box?» —“Jargon Decoder” Times (United Kingdom) Feb. 19, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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