Hamburger vs hamburg

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Sat Jul 14 08:09:52 UTC 2001

At 3:37 PM -0400 7/14/01, Alice Faber wrote:
>Douglas G. Wilson said:
>>I've certainly never seen this contrast.
>>Lately I did run across "Okie steak" = "hamburger"/"ground beef",
>>apparently from ca. 1936, southern California. Presumably "Okie" < "[person
>>from] Oklahoma" as usual.
>And where does Salisbury steak fit into the picture?
on cafeteria trays, if anywhere.  uggh.

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