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2005-12-09 14:27:40

HELSINKI (Reuters) - An extra three hundred dead and a more than 10-percent increase in alcohol-related diseases -- Finland has paid a high price for cutting its tax on alcohol in 2004, national health research agency Stakes said on Friday.


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gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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