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Starvation Corner

Starvation Corner
 n.— «What Cafeteria III table serves as both a Starvation Corner and a Lonely Hearts Club during third lunch?» —“Teen Scene” by Susanne Shaw, Douglas Johnson Newport Mercury and Weekly News (Rhode Island) Oct. 4, 1963. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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