file thirteen

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file 13

A wastepaper basket. We don't need those reports anyway—you can put them in file 13.
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file thirteen

n. the wastebasket. (see also circular file.) I’m afraid that the papers you want went into file thirteen two days ago.
See also: file, thirteen
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and then innovation dies a not-so-slow death as the ideas end up in file thirteen after the initial hype is over.