The Ambrosial Illuminati
Sallie.Lemons at MSDW.COM
Thu Apr 6 18:27:31 UTC 2000
I noticed this too! Hmmm.
Mark_Mandel at DRAGONSYS.COM wrote:
> On Wed, 5 Apr 2000 at 03:11:52 EDT,
> the indefatigable and culino-verbal Barry Popik posted to this list:
> A few items from HARPER'S BAZA(A)R.
> AMBROSIA--Mariani states: "A dessert made from fruits, sugar and grated
> coconut, most popular in the South (1932)." DARE gives this 1932 date. From
> HARPER'S BAZAR, 13 September 1879, pg. 591, col. 4:
> [recipe deleted]
> On Wed, 5 Apr 2000 at 05:00:00 EDT,
> MW-WOD at LISTSERV.WEBSTER.M-W.COM posted to the Word of the Day subscription list:
> The Word of the Day for April 6 is:
> ambrosia \am-BRO-zhuh\ (noun)
> 1 a : the food of the Greek and Roman gods b : the ointment
> or perfume of the gods
> *2 : something extremely pleasing to taste or smell
> 3 : a dessert made of oranges and shredded coconut
> Coincidence? Conspiracy? YOU decide.
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