circular-filed love

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  • Yes, I hear that fairly often around here: "Oh, just put it in the circular file," as in "Throw it out."

    September 9, 2009

  • 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.

    September 9, 2009