(1). Funds placed in relatively safe, income-oriented investments, intended to convince a conservative-minded client to invest other money in much more risky (read: expensive) investment than they otherwise would.
(1). Loose money usually kept in the desk drawer of the head of human resources that is used for miscellaneous office expenses or to buy groceries for your siblings in the off chance the babysitter dies.
(2). Cash money.
“We have to economize Sue Ellen! There’s nothing left in petty cash, I’ve taken it all!”
(1). A metaphoric ammunition that CEO’s, managers, and business owners alike believe can rectify a major issue a company is currently experiencing.
(2). In their physical form, silver bullets are commonly used to eliminate werewolves….which are totally real.
“Ok, so we found the smoking gun and now we just need to find the silver bullet to fix it so we can all put this whole thing behind us. I swear to God, this is the last time I listen to that janitor down on the third floor who moonlights as a psychic.”