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  • n. A speed bump.


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  • "The road inside the College grounds was asphalted and in good condition. There were 'sleeping policemen' every fifty yards, humps right across the road to cut down the speed of cars."
    - 'Windfall', Desmond Bagley.

    January 6, 2008