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Twinkie

® defense Forensic psychiatry A legal tack in which a defendant claims that a criminal act resulted from chemical imbalances induced by 'junk food,' and not criminal intent. Note: when the defense was first used, the jury, not surprisingly in California, “bought it” and reduced the conviction. See Black rage defense, Insanity defense, Television intoxication syndrome.
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The prepacked deep-fried Twinkies are dipped in funnel cake batter and flash fried before being frozen.
4 piece green fruit leather * 6 Twinkies * chewy candies * dried fruits
He came up with a "dozen-dozen Twinkies and a dozen-dozen Ding Dongs--those chocolate hockey pucks"--and the Twinkie suit.
To pass the long, dark and cold winter days, the Twinkie club painted Twinkie the Kid in the center of the break room wall.
As so much of what Henton is heard to say in the police recordings appears to have been said to his cats Pudseyand Twinkie, Ms Evans questioned him for some time on his relationship with the cats yesterday.
Mike Jones holds a deep-fried Twinkie at the Top Dogg food counter in the Gateway Mall.
His latest offering, though, is pure Americana - the deep fried Twinkie bar.
William Sears (known as "America's Pediatrician") and Lydia Thompson, authors of The ADD Book, say that while most studies have shown diet has little effect on ADD, "Try explaining this to a mother whose child goes wild after eating a Twinkie.
And, again, friendship conquers all, as when drag queen Chris (Jazzmun) abandons her boyfriend to come to the aid of the drugged-out twinkie Dante (Ronoly Santiago), proclaiming, "Sometimes being a friend is way more important than being a lover.
JEWEL-OSCO([R]), a leading Midwest food and pharmacy retailer, is giving Twinkie lovers a chance to get one final taste of the iconic Hostess Brands treat.
Hostess has taken the fried Twinkie from sacred carnival treat to household dessert.