Bad Paper


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Bad Paper

In business, a slang term for a bounced check (especially a paycheck), payment in a valueless currency, or some other unacceptable means of payment.
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Poor presentation and spelling mistakes Use of jargon Career gaps of more than a few months CV runs to 2+ pages Bad Paper quality Unspecific hobbies (eg reading, socialising)
Newsprint is the poster child for bad paper," says Charles Tumosa, a research chemist at the Smithsonian Center for Materials Research and Education in Suitland, Md.
I have tried to recognize the person first and then talk about what's happening on the machine--why we did not make paper or why we made bad paper.
U allows you to register three different fingers, which lets the device be used even if you get a bad paper cut on the primary finger that you use for identification.
While residual citations to a (rare) bad paper written by a Nobel laureate would indeed be negative, even their bad papers probably have a greater total impact than the avenge economist's (even rarer) good papers, which would be characterized by positive residuals.
No one knows who has the bad paper," stated Markowitz.
Some major banks are already responding to the Geithner rescue plan--by buying mountains of bad paper.
The increases are an effort to correct the turmoil that began with this summer's subprime crisis, and are expected to cover the bad paper that has yet to appear on the market.
WHAT YOU DON'T KNOW,CAN HURT Getting stuck in a rut at work is not only demoralising but can stop us moving up the ladder -59pcof organisations* agree that experience in another company is key Poor presentation and spelling mistakes 2 Use of jargon Career gaps of more than a few months CV runs to two-plus pages Bad paper quality Unspecific hobbies (reading, socialising)for career progression.
Crooks will tell you there are two things you want to avoid: going to places to write bad paper that take your picture, and most of all they don't want to cash a check at a place that takes a print,'' said Chuck Warren, a Beaverton, Ore.
With a little nudge from nervous Uncle Sam, it's amazing how fast you can pile up bad paper.
WHAT YOU DON'T KNOW,CAN HURT Getting stuck in a rut at work is not only demoralising but can stop us moving up the ladder -59pcof organisations* agree that experience in another company is key 1 Poor presentation and spelling mistakes 2 Use of jargon 3 Career gaps of more than a few months 4 CV runs to two-plus pages Bad paper quality 6 Unspecific hobbies (reading, socialising)for career progression.