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 v.— «Along the hall in the new gym the seemingly endless cafeteria line forms. Girls, giggling and laughing, “ditch” in line. This is a system whereby twelve girls crowd in front of you with the light remark “Ann was saving this space for us.” And so the line becomes a game of leapfrog, with each group trying to jump ahead of everyone else.» —“Noontime Chaos” by Jackie Stensel in Coshocton High School The Red and Black (Ohio) Nov. 2, 1956. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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