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  • n  resident of a college town not affiliated with the college

  • Flash forward another decade and Kirk (Chris Pine) is a townie, living in the shadow of a Starfleet campus, which looms over the cornfields like a scarily large silo.
  • These include accounts of Eichhorn's witnessing a jailbreak while scrimmaging with a prison team, kicking out the eyeball of a menacing townie, and participating in group sex with .
  • A butch townie (Chloe Sevigny of Boys Don't Cry) in "1972" rattles her college-student lover's gay-feminist pals, for whom short hair means gender treachery, but the daring setup .
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    Staples High School boys volleyball coach Bruce Betts shows his typical enthusiasm during a match in 2010. He's a third-generation townie. He was a state-champion track runner at Staples High School (Class of 1965). He's taught physical education for 41 years, at every level from elementary to high school.
    June 24, 2013 - Westport News

  • Annie Duke in Concord Monitor
    I didn't fit in in the town because I was a 'Pauly' and didn't fit in at St. Paul's because I was kind of like a townie,said Duke from her home in the Los Angeles suburbs last week.
  • Colin Quinn in Boston Herald
    It's like 'The Big Chill' - only they all have kids,Quinn said. "I play the bad guy. I play the bitter guy. We're like the townie guys that are the losers, and these guys are like the winners - although we don't see it that way."
  • Des Kelly in BBC News
    In his Daily Mail column, Des Kelly wrote: "To consider pikey a racial slur is as stupid as believing the word 'hippy' has racist connotations, or that 'hoodie' is offensive. Ban pikey, and then you might as well outlaw chav, townie, trailer trash,...

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