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  1. rose_deniega@yahoo.com
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    do you know the meaning of the idiomatic word "Finder's Keepers"? please let me know and kindly email it to my yahoo account.
    thanks and best regards...

    rosel


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    "You have found a diamond, so you have the right to keep it."

    A phrase often used by those who know they really ought not to keep the found object. It has a second part:

    Finders keepers; Losers weepers.

    nb: it is plural throughout.

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