Paper war

Paper war
(adj. phr.) any wearisome attendance to administrative routine

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • paper war — Australian Slang (adj phr.) any wearisome attendance to administrative routine …   English dialects glossary

  • paper war — dispute carried out in writing …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • War Production Board — The War Production Board (WPB) was established as a government agency on January 16, 1942 by executive order of Franklin D. Roosevelt. The purpose of the board was to regulate the production and allocation of materials and fuel during World War… …   Wikipedia

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