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Big Mother

Big Mother
 n.— «Granted, wearing a seat belt is advisable and should be a law when applied to children, but to apply it to adults limits freedom and supports the relentlessly growing Big Mother attitude of government.» —“Letters To The Editor” by Arthur C. Heinsen in San Jose San Francisco Chronicle (California) Jan. 9, 1986. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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