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The $250 entry fee includes cocktails, a dinner buffet and live entertainment, in addition to first dibs at some 280 merchant booths showcasing some of the more unique home décor, gourmet foods, toys, accessories and apparel gifts in town.
City Council still has to approve it, but the preliminary list of candidates for first dibs includes 60 sites.
Children who previously attended AIS will get first dibs.
The phrase sounds like Marvel’s attempt at pandering to the Tinder generation (dibs on that screenplay, actually).
The Easiest Ways to Make Your Home Safer for Your Pet Turns out, when a dog is either dropped or retires from the CIA’s K-9 program, the handler/handler’s family gets first dibs at adoption.
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First Known Use: 1812See Words from the same year
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