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Re: jäätelötötteröt etc.

From:M. Astrand <ysimiss@...>
Date:Monday, December 22, 2003, 16:42
>Date: Sat, 20 Dec 2003 20:34:21 -0500 >From: Tristan McLeay <zsau@...> >Subject: Re: Re: jäätelötötteröt etc. > >Oh, a waffle icecream cone? or just any icecream cone?
Any ice cream cone, I suppose. (Suddenly I'm not sure what counts as waffle... some I've eaten have been closer to edible cardboard.)
>(They're called >icecream cones even if they're more like cups, like the ones you get from >McDonalds.)
Aha. Haven't been in a McDonalds for a long time.
>IMD, without the word 'icecream', they don't contain icecream, >so you go to the supermarket, by icecream and cones, and then combine the >two to make an icecream cone. In American, though, it seems icecream is >optional. Because McDonalds uses American English, they're simply called >cones. (They used to be called '30c cones', until they became 40c and then >50c recently.) > > >-- >Tristan
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