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cramming

The unauthorized addition of services to your telephone bill such as an 800 number that you never ordered. The charges are usually noted on the bill, but are identified in a cryptic manner and/or are printed in a place that is easy to overlook. See slamming.
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Addressing the seminar, the experts said cramming was a menace and it could not be useful for better education.
Led by Vermont, with Delaware, Florida, Maryland, Oregon, Texas and Washington, forty-five states have participated in the talks designed to stop the practice of mobile cramming, by which the industry means unapproved third-party charges that appear on mobile phone bills.
How much easier would it have been to study a few chapters a day instead of cramming 10 chapters into one night?
Noting that this change would also prove inefficient and inconvenient for the small businesses it seeks to protect, Wasch recommended that the FTC abandon this approach and refocus its efforts to combat Web site cramming targeted at small businesses.
For example, surveys of procrastination and cramming show that most students do both at least on occasion (e.
Police believe students at the cram school, which has branches in Sapporo and Osaka, obtained exam questions from students at Ohu University, located in Koriyama, Fukushima Prefecture, northeast of Tokyo, during joint cramming sessions, the sources said.
Faking, flubbing, and cramming with the media's talking heads
The commission reveals that it received 21 cramming complaints in 1996 while in 1998 the number had grown to 9,827.
Ever wonder why cramming for a test can result in a passing grade but no recollection 6 months later of the material you studied?
Xigo CEO Dave Spofford Presented Cramming Data to U.
In our education system, we are not learning anything instead we are just cramming to pass through and get promoted.
The carrier billing is so complicated and difficult to read and analyze that it creates a natural environment for cramming to flourish.