OT: Pepperoni revisited

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Fri Sep 2 21:10:56 UTC 2011

At 9/2/2011 03:11 PM, Laurence Horn wrote:

>... a jar of pickled peppers I brought back from a recent stay in
>Ljubljana, Slovenia ...
>P.S.  My jar contains 620g (350g net) of pickled peppers.  I suppose
>that pales in comparison to the peck of pickled peppers that Peter
>Piper picked, but I'm not sure what formula to use for the
>conversion, given weight vs. volume, Imperial vs. U.S., metric vs.
>non-, etc., although this page is at least somewhat distracting
>(albeit lacking pictures of true feferoni/pepperoni:
>And how was it that PP picked them pre-pickled?

But LH's first line above is harder to pronounce.


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