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Permanent link for this word: blue chip
A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
adjective: Having high value and reliability.
noun: A reliable and highly valuable asset, such as a stock, a company, etc.
In poker (and other gambling games), a blue chip typically represents high value. Earliest documented use: 1873.
"Mr Shibulal is not the first boss to have to lead a blue-chip company to a less glamorous, lower-margin future."
Shibulal's Struggles; The Economist (London, UK); Apr 20, 2013.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:When people are fanatically dedicated to political or religious faiths or any other kind of dogmas or goals, it's always because these dogmas or goals are in doubt. -Robert M. Pirsig, author and philosopher (b. 1928)
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