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throwback

a. a person, animal, or plant that has the characteristics of an earlier or more primitive type
b. a reversion to such an organism
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In addition to the original taste, Pepsi Throwback features iconic Pepsi packaging design.
An example is the new popularity of long-tail sweatshirts and jerseys, which get their functionality from sports like hockey and cycling, but are emblazoned with logos and other throwback decorations.
Missy Elliott: ``Under Construction'' (Elektra) Virginia's rap renaissance queen pushes the envelope in this throwback to hip-hop's gentler time.
Sanders adds another moniker to Hoffman and Witkosky: throwbacks in the mold of the retro linebackers from the '70s such as Oakland Raiders madman Ted Hendricks.
Jones' record is yet another great entry in this year's parade of groove-heavy, soulful throwbacks, anchored by the explosive organ playing of Dr.
Calling such topics ``touchy-feely'' throwbacks to the '60s, high school trustee Kevin Carney suggests cutting the ninth-grade health course to one semester by eliminating discussion of such topics as tolerance, peer pressure and suicide.