Barbie
 n.— «Fortunately, Brits can take advantage of the weak dollar in a different way, said Stephen Adams in Britain’s Daily Telegraph. Instead of vacationing in the States, we are buying investment homes there. The new army of “Barbies”—from BARB, the term for those who Buy Abroad but Rent in Britain—has targeted the cheap property flooding the American market as a result of the mortgage crisis.» —“How they see us: A cheap vacation for Europeans” The Week (United States) April 10, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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