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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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* Fran Wendelboe has bigger fish to fry than Fergus Cullen: She has national ambitions for her New Hampshire Reagan Network.
Wolves manager Dave Jones said: "The answer was pretty much what we expected - Rivaldo feels he has bigger fish to fry.
Jones pursued the Brazilian superstar after his release from AC Milan but said: ``The answer was pretty much what we expected Rivaldo feels he has bigger fish to fry. But you never get anywhere without asking.''