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walkie
 n.— «I am sure many people have had the experience of walking along a crowded pavement when someone suddenly darts out of a shop in front of them. That is OK when it happens to what I call “walkies,” who both say “sorry” and walk off without thinking any more about it. But when a wheelchair user is involved and there is a little bump on the ankle, people stare and think it is the wheelchair user’s fault.» —“Advice booklet for scooter users” by Robin Turner icWales (United Kingdom) Dec. 29, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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