Gene Pool

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Gene Pool | Slang/Place | A snobbish nickname for Gene Coffee Bar on Main Street. Employed only by those who see its clientele as being too homogenous for their elitist tastes.

Usage: “If I had a Macbook Pro and a closet full of thrift, I’d probably hang out at Gene Pool, too…”explore-the-lexicon

 

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