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Posted by R. Berg on March 11, 2003

In Reply to: 'Brand New' posted by Joe on March 11, 2003

: I know I've heard it before, but cannot recall the origin and meaning of 'brand' new, as opposed to just plain ol' new! Does anyone recall seeing this?

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