Maine sardine

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Thu Mar 22 21:06:44 UTC 2012

At 3/22/2012 04:50 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.

May I conclude that these Maine sardines are not being fed to humans,
but to some more worthy fish than the herring?  "in net bags inside
the traps" suggests the more worthy catch is lobster.


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