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  • proper n. A mythological giant lumberjack.

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  • n. a legendary giant lumberjack of the north woods of the United States and Canada


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  • A spark of envy burned him as he thought of the wide-shouldered men with leathered faces running chainsaws and bulldozers and he quashed a sophomoric image of himself, newly Paul Bunyan — like, scooping a grateful Anna from the jaws of death.


  • “Nobody warned me Paul Bunyan would be here today,” he said, handing over the prize.

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