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food stamp = "A stamp or coupon, issued by the government to persons with low incomes, that can be redeemed for food at stores."
The food stamp program "is now called the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP, but the program is still exactly the same.
The program offers benefits to people with low-incomes who have difficulties purchasing food as well as paying their monthly bills.
Even though SNAP is a federal program, states and local agencies organize and run it."
- BIG BREAKFAST :
Mario's Cafe in Warren Street, London, do a big breakfast for 10 Pounds. Eat it all in 20 mins with no drink to wash it down with and you get it free.
It's 10 eggs,
10 bacon rashers,
10 pieces of toast,
5 thick slices of black pudding (congealed pigs blood sausage),
2 fried tomatoes,
1/2 cup of baked beans and
1/2 cup of fried mushrooms.
"The breakfast packs in 5,000 calories - nearly twice the recommended daily intake for an average man..."
- War on Soda in New York
"In New York, there is a campaign war against soda and other sweetened drinks. The city’s health department has launched ‘a public-awareness campaign, which includes posters in the subway system and a multilingual Health Bulletin’ that began on the end of August and will run for three months.
The new campaign asks New Yorkers if they’re “Pouring On the Pounds.” Highlighting the health impact of sweetened drinks, this is the Health Department’s tactic ‘to encourage consumers to choose beverages with less sugar.’."
War on soda - Cartoons (cagle.com)
Cartoon: New York Soda Ban
"This cartoon by Gary Varvel, cartoonist for the Indianapolis Star, relates to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed ban
on the sale of large sodas..."
+ COMMENTARY + THE CARTOON + VOCABULARY + LINKS
- Coke's secret formula gets closer to the public - December 8, 2011
"In honor of the company's 125th anniversary, the formula was moved to a new home in the World of Coca-Cola ... in Atlanta where a new exhibit titled The Vault of the Secret Formula will be on display beginning Thursday..."
+ a video