Chinese Restaurants in New York City (1939)
JBaker at STRADLEY.COM
Wed Apr 25 13:15:51 UTC 2001
The White House Easter egg roll "officially" dates to 1878. See
I don't think there's any connection with Chinese egg rolls.
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> From: James A. Landau [SMTP:JJJRLandau at AOL.COM]
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> Subject: Re: Chinese Restaurants in New York City (1939)
> In a message dated 4/24/01 10:05:41 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> Bapopik at AOL.COM
> << "Egg roll" is in OED from 1938 >>
> When was the annual White House festivity known as the "Easter Egg Roll"
> started, and is there any connection between "Easter Egg Roll" and the
> of the Chinese dish?
> - Jim Landau
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