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 n.— «The students, who, if they do manage to make it to higher learning institutions have even been known to face discrimination from private or convent-educated students and are snickeringly referred to as “vernies” (vernacular).» —“Mind your language” by Vinita Bharadwaj Gulf News (Dubai, United Arab Emirates) Oct. 20, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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