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The Resource The language of food : a linguist reads the menu, Dan Jurafsky

The language of food : a linguist reads the menu, Dan Jurafsky

Label
The language of food : a linguist reads the menu
Title
The language of food
Title remainder
a linguist reads the menu
Statement of responsibility
Dan Jurafsky
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jurafsky, Dan
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Food
  • Food
  • Dinners and dining
  • Food habits
  • English language
Label
The language of food : a linguist reads the menu, Dan Jurafsky
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-227) and index
Contents
How to read a menu -- Entrée -- From sikbāj to fish and chips -- Ketchup, cocktails, and pirates -- A toast to toast -- Who are you calling a turkey? -- Sex, drugs, and sushi rolls -- Potato chips and the nature of the self -- Salad, salsa, and the flour of chivalry -- Macaroon, macaron, macaroni -- Sherbet, fireworks, and mint juleps -- Does this name make me sound fat? : why ice cream and crackers have different names -- Why the Chinese don't have dessert
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
246 p.
Isbn
9780393240832
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014020202
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)869437848
  • (OCoLC)ocn869437848
  • 667182
Label
The language of food : a linguist reads the menu, Dan Jurafsky
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-227) and index
Contents
How to read a menu -- Entrée -- From sikbāj to fish and chips -- Ketchup, cocktails, and pirates -- A toast to toast -- Who are you calling a turkey? -- Sex, drugs, and sushi rolls -- Potato chips and the nature of the self -- Salad, salsa, and the flour of chivalry -- Macaroon, macaron, macaroni -- Sherbet, fireworks, and mint juleps -- Does this name make me sound fat? : why ice cream and crackers have different names -- Why the Chinese don't have dessert
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
246 p.
Isbn
9780393240832
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014020202
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)869437848
  • (OCoLC)ocn869437848
  • 667182

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