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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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Lemon juice and/or zest can brighten salads, dressings, marinades, pasta dishes, casseroles, soups, stews, baked potatoes, baked goods, and fruit desserts.
7 FISH dishes are often served with a wedge of lemon because in the Middle Ages it was believed lemon juice dissolved fish bones.
Little is known about how lemon juice could affect the quality of the end products to which it is added.
Whisk sour cream, sugar, lemon juice and vanilla into the juice.
Sufferers of chronic rheumatism and gout will benefit by taking lemon juice, also those who have a tendency to bleed, uterine hemorrhages, etc.
Lemon juice is an acid, and acids have a "corrosive", or destroying effect on the surface of the paper.
With these and fiscal concerns in mind, the Moretele hospice routinely treats oral candidasis with either lemon juice directly into the mouth or oral lemongrass infusion made from Cymbopogon citratus grown and dried at the hospice.
Lemon juice is almost colourless and the vitamin C in the lemon juice combines with iodine to form a colourless molecule.
Weir's favorite potato salad dressing (for non-roasted potato salads) is equal amounts of yogurt, mayonnaise and sour cream with chopped mint, basil, parsley and green onions, white wine vinegar or lemon juice.
Soak overnight with water and lemon juice (6 artichokes/ 2 lemons).
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