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n. An anonymous placeholder name, like "John Doe"; So-and-So.
"If I'm holding the tallis with one hand, and Ploni is holding it with the other, and we both claim it's ours, how does one decide to whom the tallis belongs?"
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פלוני ploni 'so-and-so'
Often part of the phrase, פלני אלמני Ploni Almoni (same meaning), which comes from the book of Ruth, "He called, “Come over and sit down here, So-and-so!” And he came over and sat down." (Ruth 4:1, NJPS)
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