—jingle mailer n.
—James Surowiecki, "Going for Broke," The New Yorker, April 7, 2008
And what do they call it when an irate borrower abandons his home, yanking electrical outlets from walls, leaving faucets running and otherwise trashing it on the way out?
'Taking the inside of the house with you.'
There's nothing like black humor to define — however sadly and starkly — the blows that keep on coming in this mortgage debacle. But make no mistake, lenders are only beginning to learn how to manage the onslaught of jingle mail and houses turned inside out.
—Gretchen Morgenson, "Cruel Jokes, And No One Is Laughing," The New York Times, January 13, 2008
—Pamela Yip, "Haunted by debt," Houston Chronicle, November 1, 1992