The Eaten Word: The Language of Food, the Food in Our Language

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Carol Publishing Group, 1995 - Health & Fitness - 254 pages
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Discusses the origins and meanings of culinary terms, food-related words used metaphorically, the symbolism of food language, and related words

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User Review  - Megan - Goodreads

Jay Jacobs ability with words is like a fisherman's lure that attracts and then carries my attention. Maybe even like an addict that can't get enough of his humorous yet consistently forward-moving ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jenneffer - Goodreads

This book is too full of puns and plays on words to enjoy. Just when whe author delves into a topic with any depth, he quickly climbs back out again and starts writing fluffy drivel. Not recommended. Read full review

Contents

PART
1
Eating Our Words
39
Unspoken Words Uneaten Foods
73
Copyright

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Common terms and phrases

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