hanky-panky


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He held that non-implementation of court orders is always covered by hanky-panky by the officials concerned.
Seide, a Washington lawyer specializing in protecting companies against government investigations, and Collins, who attends to financial services for a giant corporation, offer advice to corporate lawyers who are called on to investigate possible hanky-panky in the bowels of their own organization.
And it had nothing to do with his alleged financial hanky-panky with the Chinese or Saudis.
ONCE, a cad seeking a spot of hanky-panky would invite the simpering maiden back to his room to inspect the etchings.
Pakistan's opposition parties have long complained about such hanky-panky in the run-up to the Feb.
They still feel guilty about all that Tudor hanky-panky, presumably.
Everyone believes that sex is the preserve of the young and yet the survey found that 30% of over-50s - the highest percentage of any age group - are having affairs and extra-marital hanky-panky.
The sooner they get up to hanky-panky the better I'll like it.
His unworldliness--despite all he has seen and heard--is the perfect contrast to the high-minded hanky-panky of the inner circle.
Clifford had climaxed a distinguished career of public service both as a high official and as an advisor to presidents by embarrassing himself as the head of the First American Bankshares of Washington during a period of unseemly fiscal hanky-panky at that institution.
Women tempted by a little hanky-panky at the beach this summer might give this some thought: Getting sun could increase their vulnerability to a sexually transmitted virus--and, ultimately, to cervical cancer.
It speaks to a particular sense of injustice: Somebody is succeeding while you remain a failure ergo there must be hanky-panky afoot.
Yes, he argued, the ghosts are real, "trying to relive a passion through the young people," but there seems to have been no sexual hanky-panky in their past and certainly no sexual attraction on the part of the governess toward the boy, Miles, as Luc Bondy suggested in his Aix-en-Province/Wiener Festwochen production seen at last summer's Edinburgh International Festival.
Thomas White, Secretary of the Army, was an Enron vice president when all the hanky-panky was going on.