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Just checked the meaning of parietals

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Submitted by Prashant (United States), Jan 13, 2022 at 01:18

Dear Dr Pipes, I just checked the meaning of parietals. I am below 70 so your rule about no one below 70 knew the meaning of parietals holds.

On a lighter note, the colleges that I come from the parietals for the "girl's" hostels were simple: after 10 PM the only option was to scale a 10-ft wall.


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