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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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It follows Forrest Gump, a dim-witted man from Alabama, who witnesses and influences several historical events in 20th century USA.
In a statement, Gump's said it has been navigating "the overwhelmingly difficult retail environment that has affected many retailers." The retailer could not be reached for further comment.
"On April 21, the urge to see her children became overwhelming," Gump said.
PK is referred to as " namoona " and a " sample" to the world which closely resembles Gump's ' painfully slow' mannerism.
Based in Akin Gump's Philadelphia office, Elderkin concentrates in trying patent infringement cases.
Her appointment is the culmination of a five-month selection process, during which Koopersmith visited each of Akin Gump's offices and pledged to promote international and domestic growth at the firm.
Last fall, at age 85, Jean Gump was released from prison after being arrested and jailed with 12 other protesters.
While the name may not ring a bell at first, any movie buff would remember Hanna Hall, the actress who played young Jenny in the 1994 movie "Forrest Gump." Nearly two decades later, the 27-year-old actress is all grown up and is a director (http://www.kickstarter.com/profile/1709098661) self-described as "committed to committing professional suicide by directing underground theater."
San Francisco, CA, January 22, 2012 --(PR.com)-- SysIQ, ecommerce solutions provider for multi-channel retailers, announced today that Gump's San Francisco, a leading luxury retailer, reported a record setting 25% increase in online sales during the 2011 Holiday shopping season.
HE'S Birmingham's answer to Forrest Gump - and now Facebook fans are launching a campaign to have him carry the Olympic flame.
IP solutions provider Global Crossing (Nasdaq:GLBC) announced on Tuesday it is providing a fully redundant, global Multi Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) network to international law firm Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.
To find and manage content more efficiently, the law firm Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld (akingump.com) has selected a legal industry software suite from Interwoven (interwoven.com).
The organization, which counts SABMiller, Constellation Brands and Molson Coors among its members, paid the money to Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld in 2007, the Senate's public records office said late last week.
Deborah Gump, a journalist with more than 20 years of newsroom experience, has joined the Committee of Concerned Journalists as director of print/online.