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Hump

Informal; a period of rising security prices followed by a period of declining security prices. The period may be long term, short term or any period between the two. On a chart, this looks somewhat like a camel's hump. See also: Inverted Saucer.
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Bill's partner James Maurer explained why Humpy's customers go overboard on winter beers.
Alas, we couldn't make it to every place, but thanks, Alaskans, for telling us about Humpy's Great Alaskan Alehouse in Anchorage.
At the time, she would have been nursing her baby, with several other children to care for and farm work to do, while still living in a floorless, slab humpy and probably cooking over an outside fire" (106).
Each question is introduced by a colorful and humorous cartoon segue, and every game includes an animated commercial for such HeadRush "sponsors" as Puppy Farm and Humpy Cola.
One would have to admit that ht took women seriously, had Jewish friends, was no more racist than his contemporaries and gave ample evidence of his own homoerotic temperament, swooning before humpy soldiers through he loathed militarism.
provides yurt accommodations on a private island in Humpy Cove in Resurrection Bay approximately nine miles southeast of Seward.
15Folks following the sun had a right to feel humpy as the UK was hotter than Malibu, Athens and Ibiza this week.
Koneru Humpy and Tania Sachdev had won their respective games while playing with white pieces but the subsequent defeat handed over to D Harika and Eesha denied them the victory in the sixth round.
India's Koneru Humpy won aAeu20,000 for her overall second-place series finish, after finishing seventh in Sharjah on 5.5 points.
“She will be a great resource not only to our growing group of motorsports law clients, but also to our technology and small business start-up practice.” Lauri will also remain general counsel to Humpy Wheeler's new endeavor, Speedway Benefits, a marketing alliance of grassroots race tracks.
It doesn't take much on a Sunday morning (especially after a pretty messy Saturday night) but I'll admit to getting a bit humpy after reading an email I was sent revealing the "BBC Sound of 2013" longlist.