[Ads-l] Crustaceans

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Fri Dec 26 11:56:10 UTC 2014


At 12/26/2014 05:55 AM, victor steinbok wrote:
>  The description as "three crustaceans" came much
>later, toward the end of the show, after the challenge had been completed.

Would one call the three chefs "the three mollusks"?  Or 
"shellfish"?  Or "fish"?  Or "seafoods"?  Hardly.  "The three 
crustaceans", on the other hand, sounds adventerous, like "the three 
musketeers".

Joel

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