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Gun

An ancient Sumerian unit of weight approximately equivalent to 30 kilograms.
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Jones jumped the gun in accepting the former Thousand Oaks resident's pronouncement that she can win five gold medals in Sydney as if it were a relay baton and running with it.
Some people really jumped the gun on the rumors,'' said Angels spokesman Tim Mead.
We jumped the gun a little bit in filing it,'' Deputy District Attorney John Portillo said.
It seems naughty bosses at the SECC jumped the gun by announcing that old rubber lips and co would be creaking into town.
Smits tells this column that ABC jumped the gun with its announcement that he and Close would team in the classic World War II musical, this time giving it an older woman/younger man spin.
Fulham issued a press release on Monday to announce the arrival of Italian legend Baresi from AC Milan, but it seems they jumped the gun.
The governor's spokesman, Michael Bustamante, called the Pacific Legal Foundation's charges ``inflammatory rhetoric'' and said they had jumped the gun because negotiations are expected to last for several months.
Barca jumped the gun yesterday when they announced he had agreed a five-year contract.
Worse, it jumped the gun because the MTA staff is recommending that the MTA board continue funding the pilot project through June.
The WRU is fighting the case on behalf of coach Graham Henry even though it believes he jumped the gun in including the player in his World Cup 30.