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Re: ice cream cups

From:Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
Date:Sunday, December 21, 2003, 3:51
On Sat, Dec 20, 2003 at 10:29:34PM -0500, Robert Jung wrote:
> I disagree; all the cupcakes I've ever eaten have been in muffin "cups" - > paper containers surrounding the bottom and sides but not the top of the > muffin, where you peel off the paper and start eating.
The paper is optional and only there to keep the cakes from sticking to the pan. The cup-shaped indentations in the pan would be the cups I'm thinking of, and they're a modern innovation. Cupcakes were originally baked in actual drinking cups.
> > Around here, > > > Around where? Conlang-L or your place of inhabitance?
My place of habitation.
> "ice cream cone" refers to the dessert itself (usually) or the dessert's > container (less often)...
I wouldn't say "less often"; it's just context-dependent.
> But why would you put ice cream in paper? > Why not something like plastic?
To be environmentally friendly? -Mark