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OTM
 adj.— «One group of decidedly Guatemalan young men answer my questions curtly, poorly disguising their accents and claiming to be southern Mexicans. If snared by the Border Patrol, they will be classified as “OTMs”—Other Than Mexicans.» —“Last Exit to Tombstone” by Marc Cooper LA Weekly Mar. 29, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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