Posted by R. Berg on September 08, 2003
In Reply to: Phrase meaning posted by Hrushikesh Kulkarni on September 08, 2003
: Will anybody tell me meaning of the phrase
: "cooking it's book "?
The slang phrase "cook the books" means to falsify financial records, to defraud through dishonest accounting. "The books" are the ledgers of a business.
- Phrase meaning mc 25/September/03