A useless or self-serving organization. A wasteful business run by incompetents. A public sector organization with no useful purpose other than to generate paperwork, internal reports and provide incomes for its executives. A quango.
1. A noun; A derogatory term describing or referring to an unsophisticated person from a rural background or community. Sometimes disparaging : A white member of the Southern rural laboring class. A person who is an irresponsible or unscrupulous operator in business and pleasure.
That Hoople with the straw hat is missing a few teeth here and there.
comes from the book, "Mott The Hoople" in which the character is a lazy, preferring to work as little as possible, earning money on the side by running every scam going. He's also a gambler and not a very good one at that.