Smash was Re: The Saharan page (was: Basque article)
|Date:||Thursday, August 12, 1999, 1:07|
On Wed, 11 Aug 1999, Matt Pearson wrote:
> Most of these examples are relatively recent coinages, but blending
> actually goes back several centuries. (One source I have claims
> that "smash" is a blend of "smack" and "mash", and "smash" has been
> in the language for at least 250 years.)
>I have recently heard and started using "smashed potatoes" meaning mashed
potatoes with the skins left on. A useful description because it's one
of my favourite ways of cooking potatoes, but where does it originate
from and how recently.
Andrew Smith, Intheologus firstname.lastname@example.org
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