поколение хиппи, американские шестидесятники. Дети цветов (давно увядших). Мы встречали их в натуре, уже пожилых хиппи, сохранивших верность идеалам молодости. Эти консервы истории попадаются на мелких канадских островах в проливе Джорджия - они в свое время туда сбежали от призыва на вьетнамскую войну, да так и осели. Больно и смешно, господа, как заметил классик по совершенно другому поводу.

American slang. English-Russian dictionary. 2014.

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