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 v.— «Jon Huntsman is the governor of Utah and is thought to be a possible running mate for McCain.…He also enjoys “dinking,” a term he coined for taking his kids to eat at greasy-spoon diners.» —“10 Things You Didn’t Know About Jon Huntsman Jr.” by Danielle Burton US News & World Reports May 22, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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