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spiedie

spiedie n. a food dish of marinated meat chunks, usually cooked on a skewer and sometimes eaten as a sandwich. Also spiedi. Editorial Note: This word in the US appears to be special to New York State near Binghamton and Syracuse. Etymological Note:...

French hours

French hours  n.— «We would get there at 6 a.m. and roll by 6:45. We did “French hours.” You don’t break for lunch, you just keep passing food all day. Colin’s confession at the end, that’s the ninth day of shooting—it’s the...

French hours

French hours  n.— «During Phone Booth, no lunch breaks were taken because all of the staff agreed not to take lunch breaks (food was simply available for crew to grab and eat when they could) versus normal movies where there a very...

cheddar

cheddar  n.— «Chicanos and immigrants use derisive terms for each other, including pocho (a term immigrants use for U.S.-born Latinos who don’t speak Spanish) and “cheddar” (for new arrivals who sprinkle cheese on their food or...

heatiness

heatiness  n.— «Ron-Nai is what the Chinese call “re-qi” which is roughtly translated as “heatiness” which is a term widely used by Malaysian and Singaporean Chinese.…Food that is typically known as...

Whole Paycheck

Whole Paycheck  n.— «What Whole Foods isn’t known for is offering bargain prices. Some critics have been known to refer to the chain as “Whole Paycheck.”» —“Eastside food fight—Whole Foods prepares to open Bellevue...