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Foot

In accounting, a slang term for adding numbers vertically on a page.
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What compels someone to risk putting foot in stirrup after a crash?
And sure enough, between Jacob's inability to avoid putting foot in mouth, debt-ridden Lou and his shrew wife's need for instant-spend therapy, and Hank's scheming pregnant wife (Bridget Fonda) suddenly turning into Lady Macbeth, it's not long before things are spiralling out of control: murder's been committed, paranoia's knocking on the door, someone's turned up claiming to be an FBI man, and friendship gives way to blackmail, deception and an abrupt bout of blood splattering.