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#1 2005-11-10 04:06:52

klakritz
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From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 674

'racket up' for 'ratchet up'

‘Racket’ carries connotations of dishonesty,, criminality, noise and disorder,which influence the use of the substitution. 200+ ghits vs. 300,000 for the original:

the simplest way would be a cab but that will racket up the cost of this trip.
naturallycurly2.com/curlyjournals/Kierra%20Locke/2005_02.html

There are some gun fights, starfighter fights, knife fights and some other cool
things that racket up the tension and excitement.
jeditrilobite.blogspot.com/2004_06_01_jeditrilobite_archive.html

... however he is announcing all his deals to the media to bring the Neo-Nazi’s and other scum of society to racket up the price.
atdetroit.net/cgi-bin/foroum/discus.cgi?pg=prev&topic=36206&page=38548

Why do i find it hard to believe that 6megs of cache is gonna racket up the price to $4k??
www.geek.com/news/geeknews/2002Nov/bch2 … 017568.htm

...makes it all the more tense as the last few chapters racket up the tension to an almost unbearable state.
www.gallifreyone.com/review.php?id=bbc8-60

Racket up the intensity, add some elite soldier-cadets, two mobile battleships/barracks,and you’re stuck right in the middle …
forums.ffonline.com/showthread.php?p=824727

This allows you more freedom, and gives you capital to really racket up the
business model to the final step.
www.getrichexpress.com/page_2_of_6.html

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