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6 uses
  • The two-dollar package of Oscar Mayer bologna now cost sixteen hundred toumans, the price of a small Persian rug before the revolution.
    p. 182.1
  • During our many revolutions, we noticed a correlation between receding hairlines and blackjack, as well as a relationship between outdated bouffant hairdos and slot machines.
    p. 52.6
  • His salary was half what it had been before the revolution, but he was nonetheless extremely grateful to wake up and go to work every day.
    p. 121.5
  • He spent his days lamenting his inability to foresee the revolution and the ensuing economic collapse.
    p. 129.6
  • These men found it odd that three years after the revolution, a seventeen-year-old Iranian should be traveling by herself and staying in Paris for two months.
    p. 133.1
  • My father has always been a thrifty man, but our financial problems after the revolution thrust him onto a new plane of existence, a universe with the motto "I'll fix it myself."
    p. 182.2

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