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twinkie tax

twinkie tax
 n.— «According to the survey, over 75% of consumers would support the “fat tax”—or “twinkie tax” as it is sometimes called—if the revenues were used to make healthier foods less expensive or to make healthcare premiums more affordable.» —“eDiets.com(R) Survey Shows Overwhelming Consumer Support for Prospective ‘Fat Tax’” Yahoo! Finance Apr. 10, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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