In Reply to: Toll for the troll posted by Dallas Pottinger on November 05, 2008 at 15:02:
: Can you tell me the origins or first user(s) of the colorful phrase "toll for the troll"?
: In case it is unfamiliar, it refers to the money which the government always retains for itself before spending tax dollars on its programs.
From Three Billy Goats Gruff? http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/type0122e.html