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Hippo

A slang term for the deciding opinion in a meeting, when it is delivered by the senior-most person. The term is an acronym for highest paid person's opinion.
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No one can remember why a hippo was chosen as a piece of public art, although the statue does stand close to the River Tame, which is now hidden from view in a deep culvert below the ground.
About Hyper Hippo: Hyper Hippo is a new digital entertainment studio formed by two of the leading minds behind Disney's Club Penguin.
It's quite amazing how quick a three-ton hippo can move, and when witnessing it for the first time your mind recoils in question to what's real and what's not.
Instead, the hippo released Templer long enough for one of his assistants to drag him into a canoe, The Guardian reports.
The pool did not have any steps, and had to be emptied in order for authorities to sedate and remove the hippo via a crane.
A game capture team will sedate the hippo and lift it out of the pool with a crane on Friday, with much of the water having already been drained to make the extraction easier.
Tonight, the BAFTA Award-winning team head to the Luangwa Valley in Zambia, home to the largest population of hippos in the world.
I let go of the claw, and Miss Hippo tips into the chute
But with the Jouberts facing questions about the morality of their choice to raise her, along with fears for their own safety - hippos are one of the world's most dangerous animals after all - there's no way of knowing if their bond with the beast could end in disaster.
In a series of experiments, the scientists manipulated Kibra's role in a signaling network called the Hippo pathway, which consists of several proteins working together as a braking system.
Take, for example, a Web site designed to attract a demographic other than the hippo.
The Hippo Club, a scruffy building near the back of Central Station on Penarth Road, was the centre of the universe if you were into dancemusic in the '90s.