June 8, 2006

cash cow

Posted in slangs at 9:45 am by Feng

cash cow — A steady dependable source of funds or income [dict]

In Chinese, we have a phrase "money-dropping tree" — the tree grows full of money and one simply shakes it to reap endlessly. I found the English equivalent on 'Desperate Housewives'. "I am a professional model," Gabrielle said proudly, "My face is a cash cow."

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