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The day the Twinkies died: What the Web said

From Twitter to CNNMoney's reader comments, the Internet was abuzz with everything from jokes to recriminations after Hostess announced it will shut down.

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According to a letter sent to employees, workers will not receive severance pay or be paid for unused vacation time.

@ExJon: Note to the 18,000 fired Hostess workers: The union bosses still have their jobs. @BCTGM #HostessStrike

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- Last updated November 16 2012 05:59 PM ET