Maine sardine

Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Mar 22 20:52:49 UTC 2012

In case you're looking for specifics, the menu is from Trainer's, August
15, 1941.

Forgot to include that in the original post.


On 3/22/2012 4:50 PM, Victor Steinbok wrote:
> OED has nothing on this. But here's a sentence from one of the NYPL
> menus being cloud-sourced for transcription online:
>> Salted herring, sometimes called Maine sardines, are in net bags
>> inside the traps.
> I'm sure more can be found, but I have not looked--being entertained
> by the menus for now. Apparently "sauer kraut juice" was big in the
> 1930s and 40s.
>     VS-)

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