dwj-digest (Diana Wynne Jones) V1 #146
emcmullin at kl.com
Tue Mar 21 18:28:41 EST 2000
"But then, their idea of falafel was tasteless and had the
> texture of deep fried peanut-butter, so I wouldn't pick their version of
> "ethnic" food."
lol! It probably *was* deep fried peanut butter - or perhaps soy
butter (I haven't tried it yet, so I should slur it!). I don't believe we
ever were served anything even approximating felafel. That would be raising
the dining bar pretty high!
Ha! This makes me remember - one day I was standing in line next to
this student from France. I ordered a "sloppy joe." The person behind the
counter dolloped it out in frank and gruesome sloppy joe style - splurt!
right on to the waiting bun. I have never seen *such* an expression of
horror, disdain, disbelief and disgust as I saw on my french classmate's
face. It was absolutely hysterical. It outraged every last one of his
principles, I think. lol! This food discussion is making my day. Is
anyone blissful innocent unfamiliar with the "sloppy joe?"
I'm off to have pierogies w/fried onions for dinner!
with a strange craving for pone
> I think Young Adult is just PC for Children's. It sounds less offensive
> Juveniles. I may have tagged on that Young Adult myself, it's possibly
> defined differently in the catalog.
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