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 n.— «But on another house—not facing the road, but on back, heckling the river—is a large parody of a red and white Budweiser beer can. “Floodwiser,” the can reads. “King of Floods—Next Time, Head for the Mountains.”» —“Still Alive In Grafton” by Neil Steinberg in Grafton, Ill. Chicago Sun-Times July 10, 1994. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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