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  • n  any of various short-tailed furry-footed rodents of circumpolar distribution

  • In years of plenty, when Arctic vegetation is growing vigorously, the lemming population builds up until the barren lands are alive with lemmings.
  • Given the lemming-like behavior of way too many journalists, it's hard to find praise for them.
  • With that, the Secretary shuffled off on a two-mile lope along the Potomac, followed in lemming-like procession by 40 other fitness kooks.
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  • Even Lemmings Have It Rough on Twitter
    The term "lemming" has two different meetings. One is a small, short-tailed rodent, while the other is a person who unthinkingly joins a mass movement. When it comes to social media, the latter joins just about every new network headfirst, and often can't gather any steam. SEE ALSO: More Sunday Comics In this Sunday comic, we see the two definitions of lemming converge. Poor little lemming ...
    June 17, 2013 - Mashable
  • The Lemmings
    Terry and Valerie Lemming of 4253 N. Independence Pine Village Road celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary with a family dinner.
    June 16, 2013 - Journal & Courier

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