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Funny Definitions: Cashtration and Intaxication

The Washington Post’s Mensa Invitational once again asked readers to take any word from the dictionary, alter it by adding, subtracting, or changing one letter, and supply a new definition.

Here are two of the winners that apply to money and banking:

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Cashtration (n.): The act of buying a house, which renders the subject financially impotent for an indefinite period of time.

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Intaxicaton: Euphoria at getting a tax refund, which lasts until you realize it was your money to start with.

 

If your brain needs a break from the trying tax returns, try the mensa workout. It’s fun!
 

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Linda Keith CPA is an expert in credit risk readiness and credit analysis. She trains banks and credit unions throughout the United States, both in-house and in open-enrollment sessions, on Tax Return and Financial Statement Analysis. She is in the trenches with lenders, analysts and underwriters helping them say "yes" to good loans. Creator of the Tax Return Analysis Virtual Classroom at www.LendersOnlineTraining.com, she speaks at banking associations on risk management, lending and director finance topics.