rick at linuxmafia.com
Thu Jun 30 22:42:21 MSD 2005
Quoting Dave Williams (dlwilliams at aristotle.net):
> In aviation the 't' in buffet is always pronounced.
I'll just note in passing that this is an application of the second
sense of the word I mentioned, the one meaning "a blow" (noun) or "to
> I remember hearing and reading about "smorgasbords" fairly often during
> the Scandinavian craze that swept the U.S. in the mid-1960s (the same
> period during which everyone received a fondue pot for Christmas).
And, just to clarify, fondue pots (albeit indeed a silly '60s fad) are
not Scandinavian, but rather Swiss.
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