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
> it's
> 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 It's too bad that "bean curd" has been replaced by "tofu."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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