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Old 25th August 2017, 08:20 AM   #41
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In the modern, carefree way of associating words with offense, regardless of etymology or meaning or context, you can never be too careful.
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The government should nationalize it! Socialized, single-payer video game development and sales now! More, cheaper, better games, right? Right?
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Old 26th August 2017, 12:54 AM   #42
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Originally Posted by theprestige View Post
Mary Jane is a term for a style of shoe. It predates the Marijuana slang, and is a traditional style for school uniforms.

This signature is intended to irradiate people.
Plus its not familiar slang for marijuana in the UK, as we generally and more accurately refer to the latter as cannabis.
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