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Sandwich Usage

Did You Know?..Club Sandwich

  • …that in the United States, a court in Boston, Massachusetts ruled that "sandwich" includes at least two slices of bread. and "under this definition and as dictated by common sense, this court finds that the term "sandwich" is not commonly understood to include burritos, tacos, and quesadillas, which are typically made with a single tortilla and stuffed with a choice filling of meat, rice, and beans"?

  • …that the sandwich issue stemmed from the question of whether a restaurant that sold burritos could move into a shopping centre where another restaurant had a no-compete clause in its lease prohibiting other "sandwich" shops?

  • …that in Spain, where the word sandwich is borrowed from the English language, it refers to a food item made with English sandwich bread and it is otherwise known as a bocadillo?

  • …that the verb to sandwich has the meaning to position anything between two other things of a different character, or to place different elements alternately, and the noun sandwich has related meanings derived from this more general definition?

  • …that an ice cream sandwich consists of a layer of ice cream between two layers of cake or cookie?

  • …that Oreos and Custard Creams are described as sandwich cookies because they consist of a soft filling between layers of cookie?

  • …that the word "butty" is often used in Northern areas of the United Kingdom as a synonym for "sandwich," particularly in the name of certain kinds of sandwiches such as a chip butty, bacon butty, or sausage butty?

  • …that "Sarnie" is a similar colloquialism, as is the Australian English colloquialism "sanger"?

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  • ...that Julia Child (née McWilliams; August 15, 1912 – August 13, 2004) was an American chef, author, and television personality.  She is recognized for introducing French cuisine to the American public with her debut cookbook, Mastering the Art of French Cooking, and her subsequent television programs, the most notable of which was The French Chef, which premiered in 1963?

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