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French toast day

French toast day
 n.— «Cathy Davis, an office employee at Way-Mart grocery store, Pottsville, said the store was packed Monday with customers preparing for what store employees refer to as “a French toast day.” “I’ve been here 10 years,” Davis said. “They always buy the same thing when a storm hits—milk, bread, eggs and toilet paper.”» —“Schools close as residents hit stores to stock up” by Katherine E. Whitney, Maria Herne Republican & Herald (Pottsville, Pennsylvania) Feb. 14, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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