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Anybody Else Use the “Gleepers” to Mean “Tongs”?

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Jeepers creepers! Pass the gleepers! Mary in Albuquerque, New Mexico, wonders if anyone else uses the term gleepers to mean “a pair of tongs.” Gleepers may be just her own family’s term. Some people refer to them as clackers because of the noise they may when you open and close them. It’s perhaps unrelated, but the slang term gleep means “to steal.” This is part of a complete episode.


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