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squiggly G’s

squiggly G’s
 n.pl.— «Some users, fearful of taking a chance, have sought to substitute the drug with large quantities of diazepam, or “squiggly G’s.” Imported cheaply from India and Pakistan, and available for just a couple of pounds, a handful will act as a long-lasting stopgap.» —“‘One young lad said he was on a mission to die'” by Martyn McLaughlin The Herald (Glasgow, Scotland) July 12, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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