none of the above


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none of the above

None of the items or options previously listed. While this phrase is often said in casual conversation, it is also used as an answer on multiple choice tests. A: "What do you want on your pizza? Pepperoni? Sausage? Mushrooms?" B: "None of the above, actually. I like olives."
See also: above, none, of

none of the above

see under all of the above.
See also: above, none, of
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The option 'None of the Above' should be included in the ballot papers as it would enhance the scope of political expression and public confidence in the democratic process, the petitioner urged.
ECP decides against introducing 'none of the above' vote
Douglas Ley, D-Jaffrey, said he thinks New Hampshire, with its motto of Live Free or Die, would be more receptive to the ''none of the above'' option.
The Supreme Court in its verdict in the Workers Party case last year had asked the ECP to contemplate the option of introducing 'none of the above' column in the ballot paper as it was in practice in some countries.
I too make an effort to exercise my right to vote at all times and only once - with heavy heart - had to write "none of the above" on a paper, which was then obviously promptly ignored.
After reading that our county, Conwy, has issued more parking tickets than any other county in North Wales, I consider we would all be justified if we wrote 'none of the above' on our ballot paper.
Ladbrokes - to gain use of Olympic Stadium after 2012: 7-4 West Ham, 7 Tottenham, 10 ground share/joint venture, 16 Leyton Orient, 1-2 none of the above.
And if all in the list appear useless, then exercise the Rule 49 O, which states, 'None of the above.' Politicians are not going to like it, but why give them a chance.
* None of the above, but was raised in a rural area, or relatives farmed/ranched: 5%
None of the above mentioned parties was immediately available to comment.Country: , USA, SwedenSector: Healthcare, BiotechnologyTarget: Phadia AB, Gen-Probe IncBuyer: Life Technologies Corporation, Novartis AG, Thermo Fisher Scientific IncType: Corporate acquisitionStatus: BiddingComment: Phadia, Gen-Probe are valued at USD3bn and USD3.8bn, respectively.
A shame none of the above were much cop and neither, alas, is this.
The most telling line on the leaflet is: "We cannot retain the present set-up if none of the above are accepted a settlement will be imposed."
Additionally, the company said none of the above will impact the DBSD North America's geostationary satellite, G-1 which provides next generation mobile satellite services to the US.
Overall among all respondents, Briand says, the discount chain store by a wide margin came out ahead at 48 percent, followed by Google (15 percent), Microsoft (13 percent), NFL (6 percent), Goldman Sachs (3 percent) and none of the above (2 percent).
WITH regard to the Local Development Framework for homes and jobs in Kirklees, I returned the consultation form giving a fifth option, thereby voting for 'none of the above' four options.