Dead moose on the table
Posted by Word Camel on October 13, 2004
In Reply to: Dead moose on the table posted by ESC on October 12, 2004
: DEAD MOOSE ON THE TABLE -- "'There's a dead moose on the table.' That's what a planning facilitator once called an unpleasant topic that everyone knew was there but nobody wanted to deal with. Kentucky's dead moose now has landed squarely on the steps of the state capitol." The "dead moose" is rising health insurance costs. From an online article, "It's time to deal with the dead moose on the table" by Tom Underwood, Business Xpansion Journal, October 12, 2004.
He must be a cousin of the 800lb gorilla.