n.— «Strictly speaking, Jinglies are the lorries, often carefully painted, that Afghans use to carry goods into the base. In reality, however, “Jinglies” is what soldiers in Afghanistan have taken to calling the locals.» —“Jingly Market where a haggle helps ease the strain of battle” by David Leask The Herald (Glasgow, Scotland) Jan. 15, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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