Puijilittatuq (aerlinnel) wrote in linguaphiles,
Puijilittatuq
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Newspaper _____: is there even a word?

Hi all,

I'm trying to come up with a word for those machines that you see on streetcorners in cities, where you put in a certain number of quarters and then can open the door and remove a newspaper.

Have you ever heard of a specific word for them?

Thanks!
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