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  • Not In My BackYard
  • n. Someone who objects to the building of an undesirable structure in their neighborhood, especially in public policy debate.
  • adj. Not wanting to have to deal with unpleasant or distasteful things near them.


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  • Not In My Back Yard

    March 6, 2009