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Lemon

An investment with poor results.

Lemon

1. Informal; an investment that performs exceptionally poorly, especially when the poor performance was completely unforeseen.

2. Informal; a product that does not perform as promised. For example, if one buys a car and it stops running on the way home from the dealership, that car is said to be a lemon.

lemon

A poorly performing investment. Many technology stocks became lemons during the 2000 and 2001 bear market.
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Lemons of Love is based on the well-known expression, "When life gives you lemons, make lemonade," but with a twist, "When life gives you lemons, laugh out loud," -- giving greater meaning to Lemons of Love's "LOL" acronym.
4 LEMONS kept at room temperature stay fresh for two weeks.
7 CHINA, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina and India are 7 Argentina and India are 7 among the world's top producers of lemons.
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As soon as I bring them home, I soak the lemons in a solution of white vinegar and water to minimize molding or rotting.
Fill a heat-resistant bowl with water and half a lemon and zap for five minutes.
INGREDIENTS 150g unsalted butter 200g caster sugar 4 large eggs 225g ground almonds 2 tsp gluten-free baking powder 250g cold mashed potato Finely grated zest of 2 lemons, juice of 1 lemon Icing sugar to dust FOR THE SYRUP: Juice 2 lemons and zest 1 5 tbsp caster sugar
You will need: 11/4 cups granulated sugar 6 cups cold water 5-8 lemons In addition, you will need: a strainer 1- or 2-cup liquid measuring cup Jug Method: Pour the sugar and 1 cup of the water into a saucepan.
A historic staple of citrus orchids, sweet lemons, native to India and long cultivated along the Mediterranean coastline, are scarcely grown now in Lebanon but hit their prime season in winter and early spring.
The land where crops and fruit producing plants are cultivated was suitable for lemon sowing and fertile loam soil was very good for the production of good quality of lemons.
A farmer from Suzak rayon, Jalal-Abad region, Jamaldin Urmatov, has cultivated a new variety of lemons and called it the Kyrgyz lemon.