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 n.Note: “Gum band” is a term for a rubberband that is common to Pittsburgh and elsewhere in Pennsylvania. «Instead, people who are now exploring start-up or self-employment opportunities find the prospect of returning home appealing. Helping these types of boomerangers (“gumbanders” in Pittsburghese parlance) is how the Burgh Diaspora project can inform economic development in the Pittsburgh region.» —“IntoPittsburgh: Project Gumbanders” by Jim Russell Burgh Diaspora Dec. 27, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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