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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 Tree is a small film from Israel that highlights the struggle of individual Arabs and Jews to maintain an uneasy peace in a country with a disputed history caught up in a mire of bureaucracy.
s grandmother, an old refugee in Lebanon, Palestine is no more than a lemon tree in the backyard of the house she left in Jafa, or Yafa, as she would call it.
With more than 1,000 miles of coastline, 1,185 islands, unspoiled beaches, clear blue seas, a string of ancient walled cities, Roman ruins and a climate balmy enough to nurture orange and lemon trees, it is no surprise people are starting to flock back to Croatia," said Taylor.
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Garden designer Chris Jacobson continued the mission theme by adding lemon trees, honeysuckle, jasmine, and passion vine, which were also selected for their low water needs.