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fast buck

Posted by Li Yar on November 22, 2004

In Reply to: Re: What is a fast buck? posted by ESC on November 21, 2004

: : : : What is a fast buck and where does it comes from?

: : : It's a dollar, a "buck," made by illegal or unethical means, not one earned by the sweat of honest labor. (I was going to say it's a male deer and it comes out of the woods, but I restrained myself.)

: : Usu acquired quickly

: Easy money. Usually through something questionable or downright illegal. The opposite of earned an honest dollar.

origin a speedy young animal?

Li

PS
Rude Boy would has speculated on a particular method of earning one...

LY