Expiry date
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Expiry date (n.) When printed on a packet of perishable goods or medicines, means "date by which to send to poor countries as aid".

This is well known in Africa, where imports are so slow, and costly, that perishable imported goods are reserved for expatriates. The notion of sell-by dates, after which produce would be thrown out or worse, destroyed makes no sense in a continent that is in effect, and despite the valiant efforts of many Africans to improve the place, a vast labor camp.

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