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BOGOF

BOGOF
 n.— «The only missing name is that of Alan Shearer, who was expected to be enthused enough by Keegan’s coming to enlist in the new regime, under that scheme the supermarkets refer to as BOGOF (Buy One, Get One Free).» —“A Wise move – or have Newcastle gone crazy again?” by Nick Townsend The Independent (United Kingdom) Feb. 3, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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