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fishing expedition

Evidence-based medicine
A popular term for an unplanned analysis of a large and complex set of data, which may result in random statistical ripples or noise that can be used to support an incorrect conclusion.

Malpractice
A term of art used in civil litigation for a situation in which a plaintiff seeks to discover evidence of prior, similar claims to the one being litigated, to which a defendant would be adverse.
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fishing firm, said the crew of FB SAVFI S2, contacted their base on October 29 wherein they informed their office that they were sailing back to the city's fish port after completing the fishing expedition with a fish catch of some 20 tons.
But actually, it does all get a bit dramatic after Rob and some others decide to tackle dangerous deep waters on a fishing expedition.
Amid outrage over embattled Vijay Mallya's alleged massive loan default, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan had cautioned against going on a "fishing expedition" on bad loans so that it doesn't make banks worried about lending in future.
But Flossie's mother later grants her permission for Flossie's fishing expedition after she talks to Bonefish Joe.
So far we haven't been able to pin down exactly what AEDC hopes to pitch, but our fishing expedition did turn up an interesting potential development from down El Dorado way.
Saldivar said the tourists were on a fishing expedition to the Pantanal, a wetlands region straddling the border with Brazil about 370 miles (600 kilometers) north of Paraguay's capital, Asuncion.
Critique: Informed, informative, and very highly recommended as an ideal guide for planning a fishing trip whether for a day trip or a weekend excursion for the whether a native citizen of the area or tourist wanting the most out of a New York fishing expedition. It should be noted that Fishing the Great Lakes of New York: A Guide to Lakes Erie and Ontario, their Tributaries, and the Thousand Islands" is also available in a Kindle edition ($10.49).
For more information about Captain Joe Charters, or to contact them for your next fishing expedition, please visit them at: http://captainjoecharters.com
IN A sensational twist to the Tarun Tejpal sexual molestation case, the former Editor- in- Chief of Tehelka magazine has accused the Goa Police of indulging in a " fishing expedition" and being prejudiced against him.
"Whether sportsmen are looking for a whitetail hunt out west or a fishing expedition in the south, Remington Country Outfitters is the premier choice for booking any outdoor adventure and creating an experience to last a lifetime," said Scott Blackwell, Remington president.
The men were on a fishing expedition in the Murmansk region of northern Russia when the accident happened on Sunday.
Attendees will have an afternoon for leisurely activities, which will include a fishing expedition or a round of golf at the Seaview Country Club.