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Re: Connotations

From:Costentin Cornomorus <elemtilas@...>
Date:Monday, February 2, 2004, 20:58
--- Peter Bleackley
<Peter.Bleackley@...> wrote:

> >OK, I'll bite: what's the connotations of > >foreign > >food choices? I guess in this case between > >Japanese (?) and Pennsy Dutch. I'm much less > >certain of what either of them are, though > >fritters sound vaguely fried, though I'm > >pretty sure they're not chips. > > The point is, that both "Exotic" tempura and > "plain" fritters consist of > food that has been dipped in batter and > deep-fried. Yet the choice of a > Japanese or English name makes them sound like > completely different things.
Well, there's the rub! They're both fairly "exotic" for me! Empanadas (similar idea), on the other hand, are plain jane! Padraic. ===== kâsu ñomklyu tsrasi&#347;&#347;i &#347;äk kälymentwam! -- Punyavantajâtaka -- Ill Bethisad -- <> Come visit The World! -- <> .