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  • Although it does appear to have picked up on "and." :-\

    July 24, 2008

  • And no points to dictionary.com for what it returns for this term. WTF?

    July 18, 2008

  • A stock characterized by smaller than average price movements, a relatively high dividend, and little likelihood of dividend reduction or serious financial problems. A widow-and-orphan stock is a conservative investment with limited possibility for large gains or losses.

    July 18, 2008