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What does NOU stand for?

NOU stands for Not Often Used

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However, they are not often used for gigs; yet this was the setting that played host to local band, Arbeia, featuring Jon Burton on vocals, Kyle Stubbs on guitar, Darrin Newbrook on bass and Ryan Gibson on the drums.
This is a very busy time of year for farmers and it is all too easy to forget to restore a footpath after cultivation, particularly if it is not often used - for instance neglecting to cut the hedges back so they're not overgrowing the paths.
Lynn Percival, of Walsall Council, said: "Our main aim is to keep those parts of the canal network, which are not often used, free of rubbish.
We had elements of tradition, so the introduction to the service and the burial service was taken from a prayer book which was actually called the 1662 prayer book, although it is still current, but not often used," he said.
Plant Patents protect a distinct and new variety of asexually reproduced plants and are not often used by clients in the nutraceutical industry.
That's a word not often used anymore, because there are few who embody its meaning (my American Heritage Dictionary defines it as "a person of great or varied learning:" Gardner was both).