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reesetee commented on the word circular-filed
Yes, I hear that fairly often around here: "Oh, just put it in the circular file," as in "Throw it out."
September 9, 2009
vanishedone commented on the word circular-filed
Spotted here: 'All my experience (on both sides of the interview table) indicates that, in a crowded field, those with no publications get their dossiers circular-filed.'I suspect this is a euphemism for binned.