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 n.— «It’s no surprise, says Jerry Stauffacher’s mother, Mary Jane Stauffacher, that her son likes to compete in “shoes,” as race cars are often called nowadays.» —“Peter Day” Hesperia Star (California) May 2, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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