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“Fish pedicures are dirty and dangerous and a serious risk to one’s health,” said Jeffrey Klein, a New York senator who has been campaigning to outlaw the practice in the city. “I want to put an end to this hazardous practice before it becomes the next big trend."
in competitive cycling, the illegal use of motors on bikes in order to gain advantage over other ridersBuzzWord Article
be reversed; be as if it had never happenedadd a word
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