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 n.pl.— «“It says ‘I’m gonna get my chippy on.’ What does that mean? Chips?” Choc takes a beat. Looks at me like I’m nuts. “My chippies,” Choc says. “Chips is money. Cheddar. Whatever…dollar signs. Whatever money is to you, that’s it.”» —“Inside the Box With the Super Dope Cops” by Sam Slovick L.A. Weekly (California) Dec. 23, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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