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boomerang

booh muh rang

  • n  a curved piece of wood; when properly thrown will return to thrower
  • n  a miscalculation that recoils on its maker
  • v  return to the initial position from where it came; like a boomerang

  • That even a good Government order can boomerang was all too evident last week: a what-will-come-next buying wave skyrocketed department-store sales to 45% above 1942 in the first .
  • The term boomerang children used to refer to young adults moving back in with their parents, but the recession is forcing people in their 30s and 40s and older often with a .
  • During the hearings, President Harry Truman charged that the whole affair was a Republican-plotted "red herring"and his quip became a political boomerang, evidence that the .
News & Articles

  • Lund letter: Roger Canyon needs your help
    The Boomerang’s front page piece about Roger Canyon in Thursday May 30’s edition and the editorial in Sunday, June 9, accurately describe the irresponsible acts by “a few people to spoil things for everyone ... and none of us should be reluctant to turn in these miscreants ...”
    June 23, 2013 - Laramie Boomerang
  • Engineering Design: Forces and Motion: The Great Boomerang Challenge Web Seminar
    Engineering Design: Forces and Motion: The Great Boomerang Challenge Web Seminar
    June 21, 2013 - SpaceRef
  • Indiana, PA - Indiana County
    BLACK LICK — Zack’s Auto Sales/Eagles tallied 47 hits and outslugged Boomerang’s, 38-21, in an Indiana County Softball League game Thursday evening at Saylor Park.
    June 21, 2013 - The Indiana Gazette
Quotes

  • Charlie Crist in Houston Chronicle
    This storm is going to be with us for a while. That's obvious now. It looks it could be a boomerang storm,Gov. Charlie Crist said at a news conference.
  • François Mitterrand in International Herald Tribune
    This affair will boomerang on you,warned Francois Baroin, a former minister and member of Sarkozy's UMP party but opposed to the measure.
  • Chris Dodd in Business Wire (press release)
    The Boomerang system allows our Armed Forces to provide better protection for our men and women on the battlefield,said Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT). "This contract recognizes the important contribution the skilled workers at Kimchuk's...

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