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hernesheir commented on the word intellectual barbecue (barbeque)
Cf. Spanish grillar, "to contentedly whistle and chirp while cooking meats over a grate, outdoors".
January 9, 2012
fbharjo commented on the word intellectual barbecue (barbeque)
'barbe à queue' is another way saying to cook 'whole hog (pig), and seems plausible.
barabicu is the Taino word for a structure of sticks used to elevate stuff off the ground, including meat for cooking or drying.
was derived from the Taino word.
That's linking Mencken thinking! Such grill thrills also lead to 'buccaneer'!
gangerh commented on the word intellectual barbecue (barbeque)
I understood that it all started with the Mexican word barbacoa. Discuss.
January 8, 2012
barbe à queue OR barabicu? (“from beard to tail” OR 'sacred fire pit')
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