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 n.— «I have become the very thing I despised growing up, the most vile of all human beings, a “shoobie.” If you’ve never heard the word before, it’s a derogatory term that locals at the Shore use to describe tourists. It dates back to the days when visitors would arrive on the train for a day of sun and surf with their possessions in a shoebox.» —“Becoming a ‘shoobie’” by Keith Forrest Philadelphia Inquirer (Pennsylvania) Aug. 30, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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