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bung

(bŭng) [ME. bunge, stopper]
A stopper or diaphragm that covers a vial and prevents fluids from escaping.
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And one such expression, that has passed into common parlance in the last fifteen years or so, is the 'bung'.
Baggies boss Robson last night insisted that he had never taken a bung and wants harsh penalties dished out should it be proved that managers in the game are still accepting them.
The inquiry was launched when the issue of "bungs" had come into the public eye again through the claims of Luton manager Mike Newell and former England head coach Sven-Goran Eriksson, who told an undercover reporter certain Premiership managers were known to take illegal payments.
The subject of bungs is likely to resurface when Lord Stevens delivers his findings from his inquiry next month.
I still get offered bungs, almost on a weekly basis.
Today will see the publication of the initial results of Lord Stevens's official inquiry into alleged bungs.
Football's authorities have long fought to keep allegations of bungs and corruption in-house but there is a growing realisation the only deterrent could be the threat of criminal charges.
Jefferies insists he always heard whispers of bungs in his time at Bradford but insists it doesn't go on in Scotland.
Soccer bung suspect Peter Harrison today said he will sue the BBC following the Panorama football corruption sting.
The FA is looking at ways to curb "bungs" and Richard Caborn, minister for culture, media and sport, is working to try to bring in European legislation to tackle the issue.
Charles Collymore, of London-based Sports Management, has been named as the agent accused by Luton Town manager Mike Newell of offering him bungs.
* All bungs must fit tightly, so as not to allow leakage of air into, or wine out of, the barrel.