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susu
 n.— «A minimum of 20 people participate, and the cost is $100 a week. Every week the players pay their share until the susu organizer collects a stack of bills totaling $2,000. And every week, one player takes home all the cash. The rotation ends 20 weeks later after everybody has had a payday. Susu is the West Indian term for money pools. Mexicans refer to them as tandas. In Korean they are called kaes.» —“Money pools float immigrant dreams” by Ari Rabinovitch Naples Daily News (Florida) Nov. 26, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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