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The Jolly Contrarian’s Glossary

The snippy guide to financial services lingo.™

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Some organic compounds with hydrogen and oxygen in a 2:1 ratio, yesterday.

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1. (N., hippy slang): Money. Cash. Moolah. Wodge. Client money.
2. (N.) A carbohydrate which was more or less all they had to eat in England before Sir Walter Raleigh went to Guyana.