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FLOHPA

FLOHPA n. collectively, the states of Florida, Ohio, and Pennsylvania, said to be important in the 2004 American presidential election. Etymological Note: From the postal codes for the three states: Florida, FL; Ohio, OH; Pennsylvania, PA. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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