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fum

(jargon)
At Xerox PARC, often the third standard metasyntactic variable after foo and bar. baz is more common outside PARC.
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The FDA has maximum FUM contamination of corn for human consumption set at 2 to 4 mg/kg depending on the grains used.
FUM occurred in two samples from Dire Dawa at the concentrations of 700 and 2400 [micro]g [kg.
Near the end of Uncle Remus: His Songs and Sayings, after Brer Wolf, Brer Bear, and finally Brer Fox have been done in, Remus allows that "'some say dat Brer Rabbit's ole 'oman died fum eatin' some pizen-weed, en dat Brer Rabbit married ole Miss Fox'" (155).
Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit reversed and said that the FUM Amendment protects independent contractors from governmental retaliation against their speech.
2) One person who kept urging disruptively that the General Board move FUM from a Christ-centred position was "eldered" (i.
Timber Hill LLC serves as the Primary Market Maker, and trading began today under the symbol FUM.
Here is a letter I've received from the editor of the Fe Fi Fo Fum Fanzine: "I have been thinking about this for a while and I think HGSA and 4Fs should set up a fund for some flags
Fum i erioed yn hoff o'r arfer o newid enwau cymeriadau hawdd i'w hadnabod mewn ffuglen hanesyddol, a'u cymysgu a chymeriadau dychmygol.
A ei di yn genad, heb oedi, at ferch fum i'n garu mor gu?
We are pleased with our strong momentum and better-than-expected second quarter results, which we believe demonstrates Ulta's increasing authority in beauty," stated Chuck Rubin, president and chief executive officer of Ulta, "Specifically, we offer an affordable and fum beauty experience, a trend right product and service offering, exciting marketing that drives repeal purchases and a highly engaged team focused on providing fabulous customer service.
For a start there's the repetitive phrase destined like 'Fee Fi Fo Fum .
Our wealth management businesses FuM figure remained largely flat in the third quarter of our financial year (1 October 2009 to 31 December 2009) and has increased by approximately [pounds]85 million in the fourth quarter (1 January 2010 to 31 March 2010).