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Notch

Slang; in bond trading, a small increase or decrease in a bond rating. For example, if a rating goes from AAA to AA+, it is said to decline by a notch.
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Angkla and Serbisyo sa Bayan stressed that the existing formula for allocation gives top notchers two to three seats, thus depriving more marginalized groups representations in Congress.
Other top notchers include Gayle Ashley Khio of Silliman University (2nd), Athalla Liong of Andres Bonifacio College (3rd), Allana Mae A.
"It's a good sport to watch and the top notchers are really fast."
The collection includes nooses and wrenches used to catch and hold hogs, castrating tools, hog ringers, ear notchers and pig snouters.
NUNEATON'S Cleaver pulled off a brilliant 4-1 victory over fellow top notchers Chase Hotels of Leicester in the battle of the leading clubs in the Midlands Squash League.
IF Tony Fitzpatrick ever needs inspiration, he need only glance at our list of tot notchers who prove that if you're good enough, you're old enough:Steven BOY ACK WEAN Rooney (Hearts) (Everton) Kieron DIAPER BRAT Nevin (Newcastle Utd) (ex-Chelsea) CRYAN Giggs Lee MILKY (Manchester Utd) Didier DOMI (Dundee) (Leeds)Brian FAIRBAIRN COT Booth (East Fife) (Aberdeen)Walter KIDD Chris TODDLE (ex-Hearts) (ex-Spurs) COLIC Hendry (ex-Blackburn)Manager: David Moyes ``R'' Us
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