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used in Oryx and Crake

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someone who is very poor
  • The coverage was usually poor on that site: filming was said to be prohibited, so it was just some desperate pauper with a hidden minivideocam, risking his life for filthy Western currency.
    p. 82.6
  • Despite the fingerprint identity cards now carried by everyone, public security in the pleeblands was leaky: there were people cruising around in those places who could forge anything and who might be anybody, not to mention the loose change — the addicts, the muggers, the paupers, the crazies.
    p. 27.5

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