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gump

(gəmp)
n. a fool; an oaf. (Like the rural and not too smart Andy Gump of comic strip fame in the early 1900s, later reinforced by Forrest Gump of movie fame.) Don’t act like such a gump!
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Roome assumes the role of senior partner at Akin Gump in London, sharing leadership duties with Sebastian Rice, who serves as partner in charge of the office.
When you walk in and your little girl has gone to sleep for the last time, that never leaves you,'' said Barry Gump, pausing to compose himself in his office Friday.
In the accompanying article, Akin Gump intellectual property practice head Steve Zager commented on the increasing pervasiveness of patent litigation, saying, Companies have gotten more sophisticated about IP.
In addition to being the Grand Prix's Official Seafood Restaurant, Bubba Gump's newest California location -- The Pike at Rainbow Harbor -- will host the new Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
The acquisition of Gump provides a natural extension of Carver's capabilities, enabling the Company to offer a broader range of solutions to both Gump and Carver markets.
Daniel Fisher, a partner in Akin Gump s corporate practice, led the deal team representing Merisant, working alongside corporate counsel Iain Wood.
Sheriff's deputies from the Santa Clarita station searched Ravana's home after a worker for Centex Homes discovered white kitchen fixtures in Ravana's attic while completing some repairs, and recalled the theft of the stainless steel appliances from a nearby home while it was under construction, Gump said.
The Akin Gump entry was distinguished by its marketing initiative focused on a United States/Russia Energy Forum, designed to develop energy ties between the two countries.
Completing a series of announcements regarding the arrival of a group of partners from Bingham McCutchen, international law firm Akin Gump announced today that F.
Soon, not only is she defacing a theater showing the director's cut of ``Patch Adams'' and shooting (with guns) at those shooting (with cameras) an even sappier sequel to ``Forrest Gump,'' she's kind of enjoying it.
Sebastian Rice, who will be managing partner of Akin Gump s London office, commented, The synergies of our combined international practices, together with the incoming team s strength in London, make this union strategically compelling.
Jesse Lovias, 33, of Duarte was arrested and booked for assault with a deadly weapon, Gump said.
Award(R)- winning feature film "Forrest Gump," it was jointly