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Gun

An ancient Sumerian unit of weight approximately equivalent to 30 kilograms.
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This year's are going great guns after two weeks in growbags."
London, June 22 (ANI): Former 'Big Brother' contestant Imogen Thomas, who allegedly had a secret affair with Manchester United star Ryan Giggs, is apparently going great guns career wise, with advertisers lining up to sign her for their new campaigns.
On the approach to the last he was a spent force but Kempes was still going great guns.
Manager boss Mark McGregor said: "Gary's going great guns and on this form you couldn't rule it out.
YORKSHIRE may be going great guns in the County Championship but the Friends Provident T20 is proving less to their liking.
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NOW that her Bollywood career is not going great guns, Asin has shifted focus back to South India.
Mr Quinlan said: "Once we set up, we invested in new plant and machinery as well as staff and things were going great guns.
Another Spatial Imaging enterprise, meanwhile, is going great guns. FaceStation, the joint venture company set up with Micro Security two years ago to develop and sell instant lenticular portrait systems, has recently signed a deal to place more than forty systems in entertainment venues across the world.
Woman has about 11 cents in hand and already two schools going great guns. Should make her bishop, that's what we should do, and then sit back with a beer and watch Rome burn, eh?
Organic is going great guns. In case you still think of organic foods as "fringe," consider this: The global organic food sector continues to grow by 15 percent to 22 percent a year, according to Just-Food.com, while the rest of the food industry is growing by only 2 percent to 6 percent a year.
XBRL (eXtensible Business Reporting Language) initiatives are going great guns overseas, with a long list of government agencies sanctioning the technology--and sometimes insisting on it.