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panhandle,

in geography, a strip of land projecting from the main body of an area and shaped like the handle of a pan, such as the panhandles of West Virginia, Texas, and Alaska.
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The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday approved an ordinance that makes aggressive panhandling a misdemeanor crime.
Panhandling and camping are necessary for survival.
After all, when welfare and food stamps are taken away, the former recipients try to survive by camping and panhandling.
Aggressive panhandling, such as approaching customers in front of malls, department stores, restaurants, etc.
Riordan and Hahn are outraged by aggressive panhandling.
For example, ban panhandling within 50 feet of any business.
So our illustrious mayor and city attorney are attempting to initiate a law against panhandling.