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hammer state
 n.— «Public Safety Director Mike Coppage is tired of hearing Alabama referred to as “a hammer state.” “That means when you are on the interstate and get to Alabama you can step on the pedal and go as fast as you want to.”» —“Riley wants to undo law keeping small-town cops off interstates” by Bob Johnson in Montgomery, Ala. Ledger-Enquirer (Columbus, Ga.) Aug. 7, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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