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jake pa·ral·y·sis

polyneuropathy produced by drinking synthetic Jamaican ginger (or "jake" in the vernacular) containing triorthocresylphosphate.
Synonym(s): ginger paralysis
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As I uncovered the earth round it, I saw a glint and slowly dug out a gold Jamaican Ginger Beer can.
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Pepsi, Coca-cola and Old Jamaican Ginger Beer have all refused to change its recipes, the meal deal-size drinks will now be a lot smaller to make room for the tax price hike.
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"We have parties for all of their birthdays with special cake and candles, usually Golden Syrup bars or Jamaican ginger cake.
He noted that the Jamaican ginger is known globally and while some of the largest spice manufacturers in the US, Europe and Japan are familiar with the product, "markets in Japan, India, United Kingdom and Germany seem to have a greater preference for the Jamaican ginger."
Two days later, Harry Boyajian was arrested and brought into court for selling a bottle of "Jakey," described as "Jamaican ginger."
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