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Ladyfingers and Nun's Tummies: From Spare Ribs to Humble Pie--A Lighthearted Look at How Foods Got Their Names

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Ladyfingers and Nun's Tummies: From Spare Ribs to Humble Pie--A Lighthearted Look at How Foods Got Their Names - Barnette, Martha
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Martha Barnette casts hundreds of words into etymological history and reels in the whimsical tales of how foods have been named. Every food has a story to tell, whether it's graham crackers or the common leaf of "lettuce", whose name contains its surprising origin. 10 illustrations.

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Ladyfingers and Nun's Tummies: From Spare Ribs to Humble Pie--A Lighthearted Look at How Foods Got Their Names 1998, Vintage, New York

ISBN-13: 9780375702983

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Ladyfingers and Nun's Tummies: From Spare Ribs to Humble Pie--A Lighthearted Look at How Foods Got Their Names 1997, Crown Publishing Group (NY), New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780812921007

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