n.— «“Continental” menus predominate nowadays. These cater to Western travellers, and they’re all pretty samey, featuring “buff” steaks (a euphemism: actually it’s almost always beef, imported from India; it’s against the law to slaughter cattle in Nepal, but not to eat beef, and it’s called “buff” on menus so as not to antagonize orthodox Hindus).» —“City Guide—Kathmandu” FemaleFirst Mar. 16, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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