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turkey
 n.— «The Legislature marred an otherwise good session by producing a record number of “turkeys,” which are a Florida term for projects that have been inserted by legislative prerogative. In many cases, they involve spending state dollars for projects local governments should fund…Another type of turkey is one that was not recommended by a state agency through the normal process.» —“Pork and turkey” Florida Times-Union May 1, 1998. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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