n.— «Beachcombers’ Alert! newsletter reports that at Moclips, Washington on July 12, 1997, numerous “whitish plastic pellets (nurdles)” were found. Nurdles? Does anyone whence this word came?» —“Law and Order in Berkeley” by Leah Garchik San Francisco Chronicle (Calif.) Sept. 22, 1997. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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