pink slime

Larry Sheldon LarrySheldon at COX.NET
Sat Mar 10 08:16:05 UTC 2012

On 3/10/2012 1:23 AM, Victor Steinbok wrote:

> This would be a fair observation if not for a small detail--most of the
> time it appears in print, "pink slime" is either capitalized or is
> placed in quotation marks. Generally speaking, that's not a hallmark of
> a mere descriptive.

Looks like the stuff that grows on swimming pools and such, to me.

But Wikipedia (if you accept it as a source) says a guy named Zirstein
coined it.  (I'll bet he thought it looked like the mold before it is
dried out, too.)

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