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clevers
 n.pl.— «There are more than a few taxes that exist only because someone got a bad case of what I call “the clevers.” Usually these are the kind of people who think any problem can be solved by shoveling more money toward it.» —“Attacked by taxes: Who really benefits from citizenry burdens?” by Sean Wardwell in Texas State University”“San Marcos University Star (San Marcos, Texas) Aug. 31, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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