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    Tintype: a cheaper way to print photographs, 
               by developing them on a sheet of tin or iron
     -gives the photo a cheaper, lower-quality look to it
         also called ferrotype or stannotype
           "Not on Your Tintype"
    an expression used in the early 1900's
    meaning; No way! ; Not a chance! 
           In  Music Man, a musical set in 1912, the expression is used 
   It is a line of Charlie Cowell- a traveling salesman who sells anvils
   Used when he is stating-to Marian Paroo- that he doesn't trust her, 
   and would rather go tell someone else to spread the word and miss his train,
    than leave word with her
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