Stinky Tofu; Surf & Turf; Italian Iced Tea
Arnold M. Zwicky
zwicky at CSLI.STANFORD.EDU
Sun Jan 9 19:14:38 UTC 2005
On Jan 9, 2005, at 6:19 AM, Paul Frank wrote:
> ...Actually, it's often transliterated as doufu, because that's what
> called in Chinese (in the pinyin transliteration). Tofu is Japanese.
> It's too bad that "bean curd" has been replaced by "tofu."
in addition to looking for "stinky/smelly tofu/doufu/bean curd", word
detectives might want to look under the more refined variant "fermented
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