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  • Letting on she didn’t care, sina feza, me absantee, him man in passession, the proxenete!

    Finnegans Wake

  • It’s just the same as if I was to go par examplum now in conservancy’s cause out of telekinesis and proxenete you.

    Finnegans Wake

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  • Proprio così!

    February 23, 2011

  • At least they don't all have a capital P.

    February 23, 2011

  • Prosseneta in Italian: from Ancient Greek πρό + ξένος, its original meaning is "someone who helps a stranger", but over time it has changed to procurer, pander, pimp.

    (Why do all these words begin with P?)

    July 12, 2009