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One half of one point. For stock quotes, a half represents one half of $1, or 50¢. For bond quotes, a half represents one half of 1% of par, or $5. For option quotes, a half represents $50.
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The Mirwaiz said New Delhi's propaganda on the Kashmir issue that the current uprising was sponsored by Pakistan "is so worn out and half-witted that it does not even warrant a response".
The change is all to do with protests from some half-witted students who said the title had "echoes of slavery.
As I have said in this column before, the idea that the country should be run by middle-aged white men is half-witted.
While the world unites in disgust at the senseless killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe, our landed gentry and their half-witted guests are preparing for a season on the grouse moors.
Ashton could have been yellow carded when he shoulder-charged Clermont fly-half Camille Lopez and wasted an attacking chance with a half-witted grubber kick.
John Owen THE Brynmawr Rubber Factory was of course a work of genius, and probably the only internationally important building in the whole of Blaenau Gwent, but that didn't save it when the half-witted knuckledraggers on the council wanted to throw up another Tesco shed.
Over the coming month we will see people of all shapes and sizes strutting the streets in T-shirts bearing the names of their heroes - expect the half-witted whore-monger Rooney to feature prominently.
It would take a half-witted bunch of punters to oppose a Gordon Strachan side.
As Skinner and Co looked distinctly nervous, Baker declared there were "too many shows where half-witted people are pretending to find things funny.
In everyday life, Balotelli's bib-bungling blunder would be best described as staggeringly stupid, exceptionally embarrassing or hilariously half-witted (not everyone formulaically tries to alliterate every description they ever use, but you get the picture).
Washington, Sep 16 (ANI): New research has revealed that a cremated male skeleton in a lavish ancient Greek tomb is not Alexander the Great's half-witted half-brother.
Once a brilliant but eccentric scientist, he now comes over as a half-witted clown,'' said one viewer of Troughton's new role.