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Cynthia Cooper pulled the rug from under the Worldcom organisation, revealing shady accounting practices.
In the time it took the NC market to splutter into action, the price of PCs fell so much that they pulled the rug from under the NC market, despite the NC maven's protestations that real cost of computing lay in the cost of ownership, not the cost of purchase.
2, 1995-- Real estate lending in California dropped by more than a third last year as rising mortgage interest rates pulled the rug from under a booming refinance industry, a real estate information service reported.
The resounding win came a week after it pulled the rug from under defending champion St.
Simon must be ruing his missed chances as he could have wrapped up the title as early as the fifth game when he failed to convert two match points before the gutsy Italian pulled the rug from under his feet.
Hosts West Indies pulled the rug from under Pakistan with a 54-run victory in the opening match of the World Cup yesterday.
That has prompted Labour to claim the Cardinal has now pulled the rug from under the SNP.
Pride of place belonged to Concorde Trophies Division outfit Sutton Black Lion, who pulled the rug from under strongly-fancied Robin Hodgson Premier Division side General Chemicals, in an outstanding first round engagement.
10 Group pulled the rug from under Mill House fearing that another creditor might seek to wind the company up.
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