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hanky panky

\han-kee pank-kee\
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Hanky panky business is the equivalent of non-WYSIWYG: what-you-see-isn't-what-you-get - something wrong is afoot, some sinister (or downright silly) motive is silently lurking beneath - words or actions. Also something is "fishy."

Usage

Saurabh: now lets look at that excel and see if there is some hanky-panky biznez is going on there?
Chamcha: whad d'ya mean saar?
Saurabh: some people have been assigned more samosa quotas then they should have been!
Chamcha: you see samosa-scam there saar?
Saurabh: precisely - pure hanky panky biznez!!!
Added 2011-07-12 by Paavam