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Randy Alexander strangeguitars at GMAIL.COM
Mon Jan 5 19:50:11 UTC 2009

On Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 12:51 PM, Victor <aardvark66 at> wrote:

> It's a twofer--there's also that pesky "s". I suspected that the
> reporter was from Hawaii and used the local dialect. So I almost gave it
> a pass, except for the plural.
>    VS-)

I don't see the "s" as pesky, but rather just a count use for "servings of
shave ice".  Unless there's something I'm missing.

Randy Alexander
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