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oops paint

oops paint n. house paint sold at a discount because it is deemed of low quality or unsatisfactory color, has been returned by a previous customer, or was specially mixed but never sold. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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  • Just so you know, I work at Home Depot and our policy is to change all Oops Paint to a totally different color then what it was originally 😉 I’ll take a nice smooth green and make it Pea Green! Hey, it’s policy:)

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