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Wallpaper

A security with no monetary value.

Wallpaper

A security that has become worthless due to a bankruptcy or for some other reason. For example, when General Motors went into bankruptcy in 2009, its stock continued to be traded over-the-counter. However, because there was very little value to the company, it was treated as wallpaper. That is, the owners of GM stock might as well use the certificates as wallpaper in their houses because the stock was worth nothing.
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A total of 15 per cent of those would-be decorators said that they were wallpapering to keep up with fashion, and 90 per cent thought that wallpaper would instantly boost their home.
This is how wallpapering actually is: A Peel back a bit of wallpaper.
WHEN you start wallpapering a room, it pays to tackle the easiest wall first, ie the one with no obstacles, so you can get into your stride before hitting the tricky bits.
PAINTING STRIPES IF you want a feature wall but your wallpapering skills aren't great, painting stripes, right, is another way of creating a unique look.
The research, designed to find out about the nation's wallpapering habits, revealed that women now play the main decorating role, with 57% saying they would do the wallpapering, compared to just 29% of men.