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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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Fine folks here of LemonTown, I, Chief Healey, tell you now that our department will never shut down a young child's lemonade stand
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As the official citrus sponsor of ALSF, Paramount Citrus will provide vouchers for complimentary two-pound bags of lemons to volunteers who host ALSF fundraising lemonade stands.
From Friday, June 12 -- Sunday, June 14, thousands of volunteers will host Alex's Lemonade Stands from coast to coast during Alex's Lemonade Days in an effort to raise $1 million for the kids' cancer fight.
Beat lemonade concentrate in a large bowl with electric mixer on low speed about 30 seconds.
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In addition to the new Blueberry Lemonade and Peach Lemonade, the other lemonades in Sweet Leaf's Lemonade Stand line are Organic Original Lemonade and Organic Cherry Limeade.
In a previous study, ingestion of two liters of lemonade per day more than doubled urinary citrate excretion in a group of recurrent stone formers and increased the level to normal in seven of 12 patients.
lager with a dash of lemonade, and while many might feel this is akin to walking into a pub dressed up as a panto dame twirling a frilly umbrella, I care not - it's my current drink and I like it.