Detitillating nakedness and enrobing food

Charles Doyle cdoyle at UGA.EDU
Tue Dec 18 13:47:59 UTC 2007

The venerable Varsity restaurants, vending in the vicinities of Georgia Tech and the University of Georgia since 1928, are famous (among other reasons) for the specialized lingo of the counter employees, who translate the customers' orders and shout them to the cooks. One staple for many decades has been the "naked dog" (or "nekkid dawg," if you prefer), a hotdog prepared without mustard or mayonnaise or catsup or relish or topping--no "dressing" at all.


---- Original message ----
>Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2007 20:27:14 -0500
>From: "Joel S. Berson" <Berson at ATT.NET>
>At 12/17/2007 07:23 PM, Benjamin Barrett wrote:

>>Today, I found naked chocolate nibs at Theo Chocolate in Fremont, Seattle. Their use doesn't seem to be titillating at all, simply eye-catching. Their Website includes three citations:
>So, a naked chocolate nib might have no chocolate coating?

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