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Barmuda Triangle

Barmuda Triangle
 n.— «Party animals should venture into the so-called Barmuda Triangle, the center of UTEP student dissipation, just north of University Avenue on Mesa. The triangle consists of three clean joints serving alcoholic beverages, sandwiches and the like.» —“How to get there and what to do when you get there” by James Reel in El Paso, Texas Arizona Daily Star Dec. 27, 1992. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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