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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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There were some strategic Twinkie adjustments--including extending its shelf life and creating a deep-fried version.
"Bringing the Twinkie to the freezer aisle is another way to extend the iconic Hostess brand to other parts of the store," she added.
Hostess announces liquidation, the end of Twinkies Hostess will seek to liquidate if striking workers don't return to their jobs Hostess imposes wage-cutting contract on workers to avoid going under
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.
During one of his public appearances earlier this week, the president had complained that his wife wouldn't let him eat fried Twinkies, Politico reported.
Time to check the business pages for the latest Twinkies futures.
In its entirety, the book may appear highly critical of Twinkies, but Ettlinger himself professes that his intention was not to bash Twinkies.
"When you consume it, your body immediately goes into a defense mode." This stuff is in everything yummy, from donuts and fried chicken to French fries, chips and Twinkies. The health effects?
Apu from The Simpsons once said, "You can not hurt a Twinkie!" But did you know you can turn Twinkies into pancakes, burritos, even sushi?
This great nation was built in part by men who smoked too many cigarettes and women who are too many Twinkies. Those who spit on their legacy do so at their peril.
Interstate Bakeries Corp., maker of Hostess Twinkies and Wonder Bread, filed for bankruptcy last week after struggling with more than $1.3 billion in debt and high costs.
He came up with a "dozen-dozen Twinkies and a dozen-dozen Ding Dongs--those chocolate hockey pucks"--and the Twinkie suit.