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- n. a disposable plate made of cardboard
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Zerelda tracked Marvin Oates down on a side street in New Iberia’s old bordello district, where he had dragged his roller-skate-mounted suitcase to the porch of a wood-frame store and was eating from a paper plate filled with rice and beans and sausage in the shade of a spreading oak.
I headed over to the DFAC, grabbing a paper plate of dried-out ham-and-cheese sandwiches to provide some energy for the night ahead.
“You ever going to tell me what it is that makes you so happy?” he asked the night of Felix Grochmal’s family reunion up in Gill, where an older man stood in front of Corinne for most of the four hours and then bothered her for her phone number so much that she made one up and wrote it on a paper plate just to get rid of him.