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Bag vs. Sack, Paper vs. Plastic

If someone asks for their groceries in a bag, does that mean they want paper or plastic? Jean-Patrick in Dallas, Texas, has had plenty of experience bagging groceries, and says his customers use the term bag specifically to mean the paper kind. We...


plastax n. a per-unit fee levied on the use of plastic bags. Etymological Note: plastic + tax (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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