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used in Catch-22

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a person who is uninterested in artistic and intellectual pursuits and values
  • 'He mashed hundreds of cakes of GI soap into the sweet potatoes just to show that people have the taste of Philistines and don't know the difference between good and bad.
    Chapter 7 — McWatt (54% in)

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