TV Words

Mullins, Bill AMRDEC Bill.Mullins at US.ARMY.MIL
Wed Dec 6 23:04:33 UTC 2006

Also from the Food Channel:

Emeril Legasse's "BAM!!"

> And then there's the infinitely irritating Rachael Ray, whose
> "Food Channel" cooking show regularly uses such cutesy terms
> as "sammy" ('sandwich'; for all I know, however, that word
> may occur more general in some dialect that I'm glad I don't
> speak), "EVOO" (pronounced initialistically; 'extra virgin
> olive oil'), "zush" (/zUS/; 'quick swirl or shake of a
> mixture in a pan'--or something like that); probably others
> that I have successfully tried to forget.
> --Charlie
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> The American Dialect Society -

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