from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. same as shrink-wrap, n..


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  • The recent crop of children's amusements includes a number of toys with names that would dissuade any peaceloving parents from allowing their children within a whiff of a toy shop: Slip Disc (Milton Bradley), contrary to the inference of its name, is neither, a shrink-pack of wet banana peels nor a collection of molded figures of middle-aged men, doubled over, clutching their backs, and bearing an agonized expression on their faces; Run Yourself Ragged

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol VII No 3


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