Origin of pom
probably by back formation
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Examples from the Web for pom
POM has always had a personality—from its sexy little bottle to its cheeky advertising.
POM founder Lynda Resnick explains how Spurlock sold her on The Greatest Movie Ever Sold.
Why not Biscuits for Elephants, POM Wonderful for Elephants, or John Mayer for Elephants?Film-Inspired Cocktails: Water for Elephants
April 22, 2011
Morgan has a bottle of POM with him in every media interview.
The director's product-placement movie hits the silver screen Friday with POM Wonderful as title sponsor.
"Well,—maybe it's about the Pom dog," suggested the May Girl helpfully.Rainy Week
Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
“Sedit, if you are here to go in, this is the way for you,” said Pom Piweki.Creation Myths of Primitive America
Pom's none too nice, I know, but he's got to understand that.
Pom, I want money as well as another--want it devilish bad--'
Besides, there's a--a way with the pretty creatures, if you take me, and Pom has not got it.
- slang, Australian and NZ short for pommy
- prescription-only medicine or medicationCompare OTC
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