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AX

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Aland Islands. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Alandic bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for the Aland Islands. This is used as an international standard for shipping to the Aland Islands. Because the Aland Islands are part of Finland, they have their own ISO 3166-2 code under the FI entry.
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The appellate filing said that four days before the jury returned a verdict in the second trial, a juror said another juror was failing to deliberate, had told other jurors about a personal experience with the Kaiser Permanente medical group, and had a ``personal ax to grind with Kaiser Hospital and refuses to consider any of the evidence towards the Gentrys.
LAFCO is a very political organization - made up of politicians who have an ax to grind to see the secession,'' Riordan said.
We had no hypothesis, we had no background, we had no theory, and we had no ax to grind,'' Smith says.
Everybody has some kind of ax to grind, and women - probably because they're easier targets - get extra grief.