n.— «“They get offended when we say, “Shoobie, go home.” Besides, it’s bad for business. I just smile and wave and say, “Ya’ll come back now.’”…Shoobie is a name Long Beach Island residents attach to tourists, usually those from Philadelphia and the New York metropolitan region. The name is derived, local residents said, from day-trippers of decades ago who visited the island and brought their lunch in shoe boxes.» —“The Talk of Long Beach Island” by Nick Ravo in Ship Bottom, New Jersey New York Times Feb. 16, 1987. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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