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 n.— «They are “shoobies,” newcomers, wealthy newcomers, who live here only in summer. In the forties and fifties, we locals used the term “shoobies” to talk about the day trippers who would come to the beach and bring their lunches in shoe boxes. We loved it when the shoobies went home for the winter.…Shoobies are really ruining the world, aren’t they? They seem to have misplaced values, somehow. What is important to them is not important to me.» —by Rhoda H. Halperin The Teacup Ministry & Other Stories , 2001. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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