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I've seen this many times in mangas, here's one example:

アンタなんかが手にしていいお金じゃない*っつーの*!!!

Context: A girl catches a thief that stole today's takings at the shop she's working at.

Thank you! 手伝ってくれてありがとう。

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What is the question? –  sawa Aug 27 '11 at 18:51
    
What is the usage of 「つー」, what does it mean and what other ways are there to express the same thing ? –  Aki Aug 27 '11 at 18:56
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Please include the question in the question, not in a comment. –  Tsuyoshi Ito Aug 27 '11 at 19:22
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It's done, sorry. –  Aki Aug 27 '11 at 19:32
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Possibly related: japanese.stackexchange.com/questions/1252/what-does-mean –  Lukman Sep 19 '11 at 4:27
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up vote 7 down vote accepted

It's a shortening of って言うの! or って言っているの! and shows some irritation on the part of the speaker. "What I'm telling you is . . .!" There's some good explanations here: http://oshiete.goo.ne.jp/qa/1847367.html

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Interesting link, it was once a dialect and is now used nation wide. However I didn't understand well the last part of the first answer "「・・・っつーの」を日常的に用いている地方もありますので,そのような言い方は大変失礼にあたります。" Does it mean that 「。。。っつーの」 is extremely impolite or rude ? It looks colloquial but certainly not that rude, right ? –  Aki Aug 27 '11 at 19:40
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Hmmm . . . That last is a little unclear to me, too, but what I think it's saying is this: Since っつーの is used routinely in some regions, it strikes him/her as over the top for the other commenters to say that it's rough language. –  rdb Aug 27 '11 at 20:03
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