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The Associated Press

'Taco Tuesday' debate hits close to home for chain

CHEYENNE, Wyo.—“Taco Tuesday” may be a well-known term for a themed dinner night out or at home, but as restaurants across the U.S. have learned, it's also trademarked.

Cheyenne-based Taco John's—which has nearly 400 locations in 23 states—put its legal stamp on “Taco Tuesday” 30 years ago and has since zinged cease-and-desist letters at offenders far and wide.