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Gun

An ancient Sumerian unit of weight approximately equivalent to 30 kilograms.
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A health chief was accused yesterday of jumping the gun when he pointed the finger at a Scots butcher shop during the world's worst ever E Coli outbreak.
The Justice Ministry did a U-turn, blaming prisons chiefs for jumping the gun.
Online execs have been jumping the gun the past several days with a series of extremely ambitious and popular Web events, including a week of free streaming audio of Metallica's new album and a live Webcast connected to ``The Drew Carey Show.
And she accused estranged husband James of jumping the gun by sparking the bitter court fight which has made headlines around the world.
I think it's jumping the gun by anybody to speculate in that respect.
She said: "Right now everybody else is jumping the gun but I don't want to jump into marriage just yet.