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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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We have bigger fish to fry. In less than 24 hours we've got to turn around and play London Towers and Leicester are going to be coming at us feeling good about themselves because they know they've beaten us in the past and they're going to be trying to use that as energy and fuel."
John and Margaret Forsyth, who won the seller with G I Bride - "by General Monash out of Victim Of Love, and we named him before we bought him" - have bigger fish to fry this weekend, with their colours being represented by the classy Miss Mirasol in the Listed Sweet Solera Stakes at Newmarket on Saturday.