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two and barbecue

two and barbecue other. in the phrase go two and barbecue, to be defeated in the first two games of a double-elimination tournament. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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  • Many recipes for BBQ involve cooking the meat twice.  For example steaming the meat first to tenderize it before further “flavor cooking” over a flame.

    Perhaps that could have something to do with its origin.

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