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Title The language of food : a linguist reads the menu / Dan Jurafsky.
Author Jurafsky, Dan, 1962-
Publication New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2014]
Edition First edition.
Description 246 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Call # 641.32 J
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents How to read a menu -- Entre -- From sikbaj to fish and chips -- Ketchup, cocktails, and pirates -- A toast to toast -- Who are you calling a turkey? -- Sex, drugs, and sushi rolls -- Potato chips and the nature of the self -- Salad, salsa, and the flour of chivalry -- Macaroon, macaron, macaroni -- Sherbet, fireworks, and mint juleps -- Does this name make me sound fat? : why ice cream and crackers have different names -- Why the Chinese don't have dessert.
Subject Food -- History.
Food -- Terms and phrases.
Dinners and dining -- Terms and phrases.
Food habits -- History.
English language -- Etymology.
ISBN 9780393240832 :
0393240835 :
9780393351620 (pbk.):

Location CALL # Status Message
 McKinley Pk Non-Fic  641.32 J    DUE 04-30-21