Friday, August 5, 2011

Word of The Week

Smurf- someone who “cleans” ill-gotten money by buying cashier's checks at banks and shifting funds from place to place, often in small transactions.

6 comments:

  1. I don't suppose the creators of the Smurfs knew this. I liked seeing them making that public appearance the other day!

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  2. I don't think the creators knew of the alternative meaning for 'Smurf' either Jenny!

    I wasn't aware that 'The Smurfs' made a public appearance recently. Where was that? I know they have a film out at the moment.

    Thanks for your comment!

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  3. And I have just been to see the film, with my daughter and grandson ... some coincidence!
    It was great fun.

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  4. I hope Smurfs still remain in cartoons, and don't appear in real life. That would be kind of frightening.

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  5. Ha! I never knew that!

    Are you going to watch the Smurfs movie?

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  6. Thanks for the comments!

    Aguja, I'm quite tempted to see 'The Smurfs', it looks like a fun film. Although, as I watched the cartoon as a child, the film might not be as good. We'll see!

    Olga, I don't like to think about 'The Smurfs' coming to life. They are cute in cartoon form, but I think if real life blue creatures roamed around, it might be a bit creepy!

    Dancing Branflake, I am tempted to see 'The Smurfs' film. Even though it's aimed at children, it looks like fun.

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