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FISH

An abbreviation for "first in, still here." The term is a tongue-in-cheek reference to the first in, first out accounting method. It refers to a company that keeps its inventory for a long time, often because of poor sales. Ultimately, this may render inventory obsolete. A company dealing with FISH may be in or near financial trouble.
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The threshold for fishing-line diameter continues to change.
The victim's six-year-old son watched helplessly as his dad plummeted after trying to free a fishing-line snagged on a rock edge.
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