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Ladyfingers and Nun"s Tummies

A Lighthearted Look at How Foods Got Their Names
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ASJA Press
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Open LibraryOL7556816M
ISBN 100595345034
ISBN 139780595345038
OCLC/WorldCa62188290

There are foods named after people (Graham crackers) and places (peaches), along with commonplace terms derived from words involving food and drink (dope, originally a Dutch word for "dipping sauce").

Witty, bawdy, and stuffed with stories, Ladyfingers and Nun's Tummies is a feast of history, culture, and language.5/5(2). With her witty, engaging style, Martha Barnette serves up a savory feast of history, culture, folklore, and by the Los Angeles Ladyfingers and Nuns Tummies book as one of the "The Best Books of the Year," Ladyfingers and Nun's Tummies is a delectable exploration of the Reviews: 3.

In Ladyfingers and Nun's Tummies, Martha Barnette dishes up the answers to questions about the words we put into our mouths every day. In amusing detail, she uncovers the engaging stories behind the names of foods, and how those names reflect our intimate, affectionate relationship with food and drink/5.

There are foods named after people (Graham crackers) and places (peaches), along with commonplace terms derived from words involving food and drink (dope, originally a Dutch word for "dipping sauce"). Witty, bawdy, and stuffed with stories, Ladyfingers and Nun's Tummies is a feast of history, culture, and : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

About Ladyfingers and Nun’s Tummies "Everything in [this book] is delightful to learn. Barnette takes us through languages and across millennia in a charming style that offers endless food for thought." –The New Yorker What makes the pretzel a symbol of religious devotion, and what pasta is blasphemous in every bite.

Get this from a library. Ladyfingers & nun's tummies: a lighthearted look at how foods got their names.

[Martha Barnette] -- In Ladyfingers and Nun's Tummies, Martha Barnette dishes up the answers to questions about the words we put into our mouths every day.

In amusing detail, she uncovers the engaging stories behind the. A contributing editor to Allure and the author of A Garden of Words (not reviewed), Barnette uses her background in classical languages to inform and delight the reader by tracing the whimsical manner in which food names found their way to our lexical pantries.

While there is an index, the book is decidedly arranged for browsing rather than reference. The chapters are topical, so. Get this from a library. Ladyfingers & nun's tummies: from spare ribs to humble pie a lighthearted look at how foods got their names. [Martha Barnette] -- A study of how foods got their names, discussing edibles named for things they look like, the role of religious beliefs in the names of foods and beverages, food names that arose by mistake, those.

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Hailed by the Los Angeles Times as one of the "The Best Books of the Year," Ladyfingers and Nun's Tummies is a delectable exploration of the language of food and drink. For cooking enthusiasts and word lovers alike, this book provides a smorgasbord of knowledge and bountiful food for thought.

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Ladyfingers & Nun’s Tummies. The other day an internet friend in Wisconsin kindly sent me a copy of a book with this title. It is a fascinating and exhaustive treatise about the origin of the names used for things we eat, thus combining two of my main interests: words and food.

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In the preface, it says "this book is about the history of food-related words and phrases" and so it is. This book is not as comprehensive as Martha Barnette's "Ladyfingers and Nuns Tummies" nor Steven Gilbar's "Chicken A La King And The Buffalo Wing: Food Names And The People And Places That Inspired Them."/5.

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