soyburger (1937)

Benjamin Zimmer bgzimmer at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU
Sun Jul 9 19:26:45 UTC 2006

1937 _Mansfield (Ohio) News-Journal_ 1 Oct. 19/5 A product called
soy-burger has been produced. It tastes like hamburger.

1939 _Chicago Daily Tribune_ 6 May 17/5 At Iowa State college, where
chemical engineers have long been at work on soy bean products, an
all-soy bean dinner was held recently. The menu: soy bean cream soup
with wafers made from soy beans, soy bean sprout salad with soy bean
mayonnaise, "soyburgers," soy bean noodles [etc.].
[HNP Doc ID 461472652]

--Ben Zimmer

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