Snowball/Snow Cone (1931); Spaghetti Sauce/Gravy (1931)
fitzke at MICHCOM.NET
Mon Jun 23 13:59:13 UTC 2003
My former wife, from Biloxi, Mississippi, talked about "snow cones" at least
as early as the early 50s.
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> SNOW BALL/ SNOW CONE
> DARE stops at "Sk," so we're in suspense.
> John Mariani's ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AMERICAN FOOD AND DRINK (1999) gives
> for "snow cone." He then gives no date with this: "In New Orleans this
> confection is called a 'snowball.'"
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