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gotcha day

gotcha day
 n.— «She was a beautiful young dog, very adoptable—but it would have been a terrible loss for us; yesterday was Katie’s second “gotcha” day (second anniversary of the day she came home with us from the shelter), and we can’t imagine life without her.» —“Re: Advice on choosing dog from shelter” by Jon Pastor Usenet: rec.pets.dogs Sept. 13, 1993. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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