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Melon

An informal term for zero. For example, an investment may be said to generate a melon.
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Struggled on all day, but found no more melons, having evidently passed out of their district.
In half an hour we had a fire made of dry melon stalks, and he was toasting over it, and we made such a feed as we had not tasted for a week.
The ants are eating all the others down by the melon bed."
Tajik Interior Ministry denies traffic policemen received melons as bribe AKIPRESS.COM - Tajik Interior Ministry commented on a video circulating online showing officers allegedly receiving melons from a driver as a bribe.
This is the time of the year when the markets in Turkmenistan are bulging with all kinds of melons, watermelons, and gourds.
Melons have overtaken pineapples as Britain's fastest growing fruit with their current popularity at an all-time high.
For the first time, supermarket sales of melons, up 13 per cent, have overtaken those of pineapples.
JUICY melons grown in the UK are fuelling a record demand for the fruit.
BHAKKAR -- Melons and watermelons, cultivated on thousands of acres in Mankera tehsil, are known for their colour, sweetness and unique taste.
A shopkeeper Mohammad Basit said melons are consumed as cool, refreshing, healthy snacks in hot summer days and all melons are packed with nutrients that give us many health benefits.
A shopkeeper Muhammad Basit said melons are consumed as cool, refreshing, healthy snacks in hot summer days and all melons are packed with nutrients that give us many health benefits.
The coordinator of the World Ice Cream Heritage Contest, Professor Matteo Fortunati, noted that the indescribable tastes inherent in melons from Uzbekistan offer great opportunities to increase their exports to Italy and other European countries, both for consumption and for improving Italian products, processing from raw materials to value-added goods for the purpose of further export to world markets.