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 n.— «Lou, who was attending his fourth Grammy Awards ceremony, didn’t want to be a “germ”—a Nashville term for “someone who pushes themselves on you.”» —“Area natives ‘grateful’ for Grammy experience” by Russell Ledbetter Statesville Record & Landmark (North Carolina) Feb. 16, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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