Great Barbecue
 n.— «The federal injunction to speed up the drilling on public lands is reminiscent of the federal government’s massive land giveaways to railway corporations as an incentive for building the Transcontinental Railway in the 1860s. Historian Vernon Parrington, writing shortly before his death in the late 1920s, called the phenomenon “the Great Barbecue.”» —“The BLM wields fork and spatula over the West’s wildlands” by Matt Jenkins The Vail Trail (Colo.) Jan. 13, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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