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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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When retailers learned the snacks would be returning in 2013 after eight months off the shelves, they placed orders for 50 million Twinkies, nearly 40 million Hostess CupCakes and 6 million bags of Donettes within the first two weeks.
The prepacked deep-fried Twinkies are dipped in funnel cake batter and flash fried before being frozen.
“We are so excited to be partnering with Michaels and Twinkie on this project.
I got home and stuck the Twinkies and Zingers in my freezer, though of course, according to Twinkies legend, they could endure forever at room temperature.
Wrap the fruit leather strips around the Twinkie pieces and place upright on a serving tray.
And in the meantime, have another Twinkie. No shortage there.
The man with the Twinkie suit in his past is Jonathan Kempner.
Most consumers take their Twinkies for granted, but since supplies are limited for the members of the Twinkie Club at McMurdo Station in Antarctica, they treat the golden snacks like solid gold.
The first Cracker Jacks were invented there in 1893, the first Hostess Twinkie in 1930, and the very first McDonald's restaurant opened there in 1955.
O'Dwyer has maintained that a student majoring in public relations is like having "potato chips, a hot dog and a Twinkie at a great restaurant, while paying the same price as you would for pheasant under glass."
The fast food outlet is offering a free deep fried Twinkie to those who talk like a pirate and those who are willing to go the extra mile and dress up in complete pirate getup can earn a free Fish N' Fry, (http://www.orlandosentinel.com/opinion/audience/richard-tribou/os-still-no-free-krispy-kreme-talk-like-a-pirate-day-20180918-story.html) Orlando Sentinel reported. 
"Michelle has told me that I cannot have a fried Twinkie," he added.