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nimbies

Regional drug slang for depressants.
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One of the researchers, Professor Gordon Walker of Lancaster University, said: "Just calling protesters 'Nimbies' and suggesting, as Ed Miliband recently did, that it should be socially unacceptable to oppose wind turbines, is just counter-productive.
'People aren't being Nimbies. They know the problems have to be addressed.
SIR - Concerning 'Windy Nimbies' Nigel Baker (Western Mail, Dec 5), rather a lot has been said recently concerning the amount of wind farms that are being proposed for construction in Wales.