Jansson's Temptation (1964)

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Fri Feb 7 15:03:48 UTC 2003

yOn Fri, 7 Feb 2003, Jan Ivarsson TransEdit wrote:

> It is hardly the "national dish", but quite popular.

I think "national dish" is an expression Barry uses when he wants to make
the point how terrible it is that the OED doesn't have some foreign food

Fred Shapiro

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