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Big Mother

Big Mother
 n.— «If public interest in diet wanes, the program can be halted without undoing a tangle of law. The federal government has only one legitimate task: fulfilling its constitutional duties. Doing more it verges on becoming Big Brother or worse—Big Mother.» —“Food labeling augurs horror of grocery-store gridlock” by Peter Kent Atlanta Journal (Georgia) Mar. 12, 1990. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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