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bullets, beans, and black oil

bullets, beans, and black oil
 n.pl.— «As far as the officers of the fleet went, they had still to be fully involved with the day-to-day running of their departments, and with their ships. Their problems revolved around “bullets, beans, and black oil.”» —by Charles W. Koburger The Cyrano Fleet Mar. 7, 1989. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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