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  • n. Plural form of limey.

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Examples

  • Ms. Mitford pointed out that the Brits have known for two hundred years what happens and are called "limeys" to this day in the States.

    Your Grandpa killed my Grandpa.

  • Talon: FTFA: The lemon juice ration led to British sailors being dubbed "limeys," because at the time, people thought all citrus fruits were basically the same, and all citrus fruits were called limes (FORESHADOWING: THEY'RE NOT ALL THE SAME).

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  • FTFA: The lemon juice ration led to British sailors being dubbed "limeys," because at the time, people thought all citrus fruits were basically the same, and all citrus fruits were called limes (FORESHADOWING: THEY'RE NOT ALL THE SAME).

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  • At one time the Americans used to call us 'limeys' which doesn't sound very nice, but we used to laugh about it.

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  • The British, especially those in the Royal Navy, are While epidemiological studies have con fi rmed still known as 'limeys', which is the unique exam - much that is similar in human populations, it is ple of a national nickname based on a therapy unknown whether these probability density func - proven by clinical trial. tions apply uniformly to all disease states.

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  • "At one time the Americans used to call us 'limeys' which doesn't sound very nice, but we used to laugh about it.

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  • He added: "Americans used to call us 'limeys' which doesn't sound very nice, but we used to laugh about it.

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  • You trusted the limeys and frogs to boot: they used that foot to grind you to soot.

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  • Too many limeys for Steve, particularly when his dog is stolen to take part in some illegal animal fights.

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  • I dropped $40 at the Union Square market today on tomatoes, limas, squash blossoms, peaches, berries and arugula (rocket to you limeys)

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