"barbecue pit"

Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Wed Aug 13 06:06:05 UTC 2008

I don't recall the name of the wag who noted that in China, they call
Chinese food just "food". BB

On Aug 12, 2008, at 11:03 PM, Wilson Gray wrote:

> I didn't know that there was a Saint Louis style of barbecuing till I
> after I had moved away from there to the Northeast. When I lived in
> Saint Louis, all references were simply to "barbecue," no doubt
> because, in Saint Louis, the Saint Louis style is necessarily the
> default case.

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