ersatz_read (ersatz_read) wrote in 1word1day,

Monday word: sugging

sugging (ˈsʌɡɪŋ) noun

The practice of selling product under the pretense of conducting market research.

Etymology:  'sug' is an ancronym for Selling Under the Guise.

A similar term is 'frugging':  fund raising under the guise of research.
Both are considered unethical.
Tags: noun, s, wordsmith: ersatz_read

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