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biscuit belt

biscuit belt
 n.— «Well the area of the country that I practice in Gastonia North Carolina is what some physicians refer to euphemistically is the biscuit belt. We have a problem with patients being overweight.» —“Doctor describes health crisis in US” by Tony Eastley ABC Online (Australia) Nov. 4, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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