- n. New Zealand A convenience store.
- supermarket and -ette (Wiktionary)
“Subsequent owners utilized the property as a "superette" and a piano studio.”
““See something you like?” he asks when he catches me staring; this is the vernacular of my school days, the dialect of Brooklyn kids, the kind of thing you have to know your audience to say, the kind of thing that brings you back to sneaking cigarette drags behind the superette on Avenue U.”
“Either way, he still makes it in time to court the ladies at the superette.”
“At the superette in our village, I saw this charming advertisement for a bed-and-breakfast.”
“The way they are carrying on there in our office, as they nonchalantly prepare their lunches of sopas or dried instant pasta bought from the nearest Colosso superette, turns into an exercise in applied linguistics.”
“This turned out to be a combination superette and counter restaurant serving Venezuelan specialties.”
“He circled the block and parked across the street from the little corner grocer that had expanded into a three-storefront superette.”
“We went down to the Pig Stand for a couple of catfish poboys, then walked across to the little superette, bought a cheap Styrofoam ice chest, ice, and enough Diet Coke, Charrnin, and sandwich stuff to last a couple of days.”
“Tonight's Winning Wheel ticket was sold at ASH's superette in Waitakere.”
“They also bought alcohol and other items from a liquor store and superette in Tripoli Rd,”
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Names for convenience stores, as inspired by this BoingBoing post. As in, "I'm going to the ______ to grab some milk and a pack of smokes."
A list of classic oxymorons (using the term loosely). Named after my brother's favorite.
french words & english ones
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