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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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Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 900 lawyers in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
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It was a way of remembering Dad and the important role he played in the growth of our business," said Barry Gump, president and chief executive officer of Andy Gump Inc.
Times-Union, Gump worked for the San Jose Mercury News, the Knight Ridder/Tribune News Service, USA Today and the Marin (Calif.
Dan Taylor in Forrest Gump (1994); and nominations for a Tony Award for Best Director for Buried Child, and as Best Actor for The Grapes of Wrath and One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.
Gump was one of the original parishioners at Saint Rita Catholic Church.
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Assistant District Attorney Suzanne Gump said the attack on Israel Byrd was unprovoked.
HOLLYWOOD Paramount Home Entertainment will finally release the studio's second biggest movie, "Forrest Gump," on DVD Aug.
Gump never struggles to determine what is right or to be good.
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THE busiest and tensest moments of in-running trading on the Players Championship were on the final day as winner David Duval and runner-up Scott Gump walked towards the 17th tee, writes Kevin Pullein.
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