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jingly market

jingly market
 n.— «Tuesday is market day in Camp Bastion and you can buy everything from plastic encased scorpion key rings, Afghan flags to the “Sex and the City” DVD box set. It is a hive of activity with soldiers from all over the massive base making the trip across to pick up some goodies. The “jingly” market, as it is known by the military, is set up beside the NAAFI—Bastion One’s only coffee shop—a little oasis in the desert. Outside there are picnic tables where soldiers gather to chat about everything apart from the war.» —“‘Jingly’ Afghan market offers an oasis of calm in war zone” Belfast Telegraph (Northern Ireland, United Kingdom) July 23, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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