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Re: Toll for the troll

Posted by ESC on November 05, 2008 at 16:58

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