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fast-food restaurant chain throughout the world; recognized by golden arches. [Am. Culture: Misc.]
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In one series of pictures, two of their athletes wear fancy dress topped by British policemen's helmets as they smile for the cameras, and in another, they tuck into McDonald's hamburgers in the athletes' villages before posing in an electric buggy.
According to the rankings, customers craved the taste of White Castle's Original Sliders Camore than Wendy's, Burger King and McDonald's hamburgers.
When times were good, when people were buying pickups and SUVs like McDonald's hamburgers, it was back to mass optimization in Detroit.
Speaking with other experts at a briefing in London, he said: "I think it's very likely that millions of Brits will be eating McDonald's hamburgers or bacon from cloned animals or their progeny in two or three years, but in America.
McDonald's Hamburgers Invading Japan (left) by Masami Teraoka is on show in the Fifth Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, at Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane (2 December-27 May 2007).
And during the late 1980s, at a time when more than a million North - Koreans died in a famine, he sent an envoy to Beijing just to buy him McDonald's hamburgers.
The list includes such California staples as skateboards, video arcade games, Popsicles, McDonald's hamburgers, hard hats, martinis, the Jacuzzi, canned tuna fish and fortune cookies.
Using WTO terminology, powerpoint slides, and 3-D animation, the Yes Men give straight-faced demonstrations of the gold "Management Leisure Suit" with its inflatable phallus, and present plans to eliminate the siesta in Europe, let corporations bid for votes, and turn first world waste into Third World McDonald's hamburgers.
Spurred on by shouts of 'shove it in, shove it in,' 19-year-old Ezra Nicholas set a world record by stuffing more than three McDonald's hamburgers into his mouth - without swallowing - at the close of Singapore's contest to be the world's wackiest.
Better awareness of healthy eating was also set to boost recent acquisition Crudi, which supplies products including the shredded lettuce and onions that are placed inside McDonald's hamburgers.
Under the policy, McDonald's hamburgers were sold for 65 yen on weekdays during a two-year sales campaign, compared with the previous 130 yen.
But in our current moment when virtually every television drama has incorporated a story line referring to September II; when Osama bin Laden delivers his messages to the West via videotape; and when a former advertising executive, Charlotte Beers, is hired by the Bush administration to, as the New York Times put it, use "her marketing skills to try to make American values as much a brand name as McDonald's hamburgers," the pseudoevent has become our primary reality.