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john commented on the word bécasse
French for "Woodcock." Like ortolan, it's illegal to serve, though considered a delicacy.
"If you were to serve the Bécasse to an old Creole bon vivant without the entrails, he would consider it quite shocking, and his indignation would vent itself immediately in unmistakable terms."
The Picayune Creole Cook Book, 1922
October 2, 2007
reesetee commented on the word bécasse
So reesetee, I guess that means you're not an old Creole bon vivant? And I'd been so certain you were!
Yes, I hear that so often. ;-)
chained_bear commented on the word bécasse
Reesetee an old Creole bon vivant?! What a hilarious misunderstanding!
October 3, 2007
Hey! I could be! Or even a young Japanese schoolgirl! On the Internet, no one knows you're a dog. :-)
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