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Gun

An ancient Sumerian unit of weight approximately equivalent to 30 kilograms.
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The union has accused the college of jumping the gun and using the current funding difficulties in further education as an excuse to make cuts.
But a spokesman for the firm insisted it was not jumping the gun.
I am crossing my fingers and hoping that I am jumping the gun, that all of this has been thought through and soon the nightmare that is The Strand will soon be a breeze.
Jumping the gun a bit to make the book seem "new" for a longer time, it carries a 2009 copyright (even though it was extant in 2007).
Henderson said: "What was written in the Daily Mail was jumping the gun rather.