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A strong bleach tablet so close to the rubber flapper will degrade it, which eventually will cause water to leak from the tank.
Meanwhile his tales of sassy, glamorous flappers, dashed off in a day or three, were constantly in demand at The Saturday Evening Post, which paid him a peak fee of $4,000 per story in 1929, the equivalent of about $57,000 today.
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FLAPPER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of flapper for English Language Learners
: a young woman in the 1920s who dressed and behaved in a way that was considered very modern
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