carp : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  the lean flesh of a fish that is often farmed; can be baked or braised
  • n  any of various freshwater fish of the family Cyprinidae
  • v  raise trivial objections

  • Carp and All the Trimmings .
  • So, why not go ahead and buy some carp for the pond? Well, that would require a consensus on how much carp is needed, on how to pay for them, and on who should be entrusted to .
  • In Tokyo the Emperor's 300 cherished carp were flushed out of the Imperial Palace moat into surrounding streets.
News & Articles

  • Mysterious brown foam prompts testing at Lake Mead after dozens of carp found dead
    LAS VEGAS — Authorities are investigating mysterious brown foam that showed up on the surface of Lake Mead over the weekend. Dozens of carp were also found dead in the area.
    June 11, 2013 - Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune
  • Viral carp video becomes educational tool
    TERRE HAUTE – A Terre Haute man whose video showing hundreds of Asian carp jumping into his boat went viral has become an advocate for a waterway often scorned by boaters and fishermen because of its ecological problems.
    June 8, 2013 - Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
  • Mike Carp proving valuable to Red Sox
    Mike Carp had three plate appearances over the first 12 games of the season for the Red Sox. That was one extreme.        
    June 7, 2013 - Boston Globe

  • Mike Cox in The Associated Press
    Responsibility for this potential economic and ecological disaster rests solely with President Obama,Cox said. "He must take action immediately by ordering the locks closed and producing an emergency plan to stop Asian carp from entering...
  • Jennifer Granholm in Washington Post
    We cannot allow carp into the Great Lakes. It will destroy our Great Lakes fisheries, the economy,Granholm said. "It is urgent."
  • Tony La Russa in The Associated Press
    Carp and I? No,La Russa said. "He and I were not disagreeing."

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