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 n.— «I have recently noticed in a number of inner-city watering holes that the traditional “Sydney schooner” (425ml) is being replaced by what some hotels insist on calling a “schmiddy” (340ml), at approximately the same price.» —“Letters” by Scott Plimpton in Redfern Sun-Herald (Australia) May 21, 2000. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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