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packing for Perth

packing for Perth
 n.— «The onslaught of unsettling news has proved too much for some with the means to flee. No reliable numbers are kept on emigration, but “packing for Perth”—a phrase used to describe white flight, not necessarily to the Australian city—is believed to be on the increase.» —“Post-Apartheid South Africa Enters Anxious Era” in Diepsloot, South Africa New York Times Oct. 6, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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