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 n.— «Ok, I almost got the analogy…Here’s a hint for ya’ll: the plastic bag is a jim hat. Buildings is the boo-ya (my roomie’s term for “it”) But I can’t figure out how pink cookies is supposed to look like a jimmy. Can some one explain that?» —“Notes on the Run” by Oliver S. Wang Usenet: alt.rap Apr. 8, 1993. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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