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Plus or Minus One

In a contest in The Washington Post, readers were asked to take an expression using a number, add or subtract one, and create a new definition:

The Year 2001 Problem:
How to find jobs for all those programmers hired to solve the Year 2000 problem.

Catch-23:
Complete the previous catch before proceeding to this step.

Fortune 501:
Levi Strauss makes the list, but just by the seat of its pants.

Dressed to the Eights:
Impeccably attired with white socks.

Six Brides for Seven Brothers:
Someone's gonna get hurt!

Snow White and the Eight Dwarfs:
The title, before they expelled Gassy.

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