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faux-po

faux-po
 n.— «“Faux-po” = A security guard, mall officer or a rent-a-cop.» —“Re: Slang words” by glitter_vertigo in San Francisco, California MakeupTalk Jan. 6, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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