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Chris -- 2015-05-30
“Bilk” means to cheat out of what is due, and “milk” means to compel to yield profit to an unreasonable degree. In many instances, the two words are interchangeable without notice, but at times the context seems to indicate that the slightly less familiar “bilk” has been replaced by “milk” ...
Die Söhne der großen Bärin (1966) – DVD review at Mondo EsotericaJul 31, 2009 … A crooked game of cards in the Old West and the Sioux tribal leader Matotaupa is milked of his money by card sharps, including his ‘friend’ ...
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wow, company charged government 1 million to ship 2 19 cent …3 posts – 3 authors – Last post: Aug 18, 2007
They exploited a flaw in the billing system and milked the government out of 20 million shipping tiny items and charging outrageous shipping …
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BEAWAREand you be taken advantage of, I also don’t want to see you get milked out of your money by a talent scout that has no interest of even signing you, ...
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NG BBS — Unfair?10 posts – 8 authors – Last post: Jul 15, 2009
The cheap price of the xbox 360 is an incentive to get milked out of your money. Overpriced games, paying for online features, and microsoft …
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DSO Nano v2 – back | Flickr – Photo Sharing!Sep 1, 2010… Apple consciously denied access to parts of the system, treating customers as idiot consumers, fit only to be milked of their money. ...
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