Re: Gelato Affogato ("Drowned" Ice Cream)

RonButters at AOL.COM RonButters at AOL.COM
Fri Feb 10 00:43:40 UTC 2006

In a message dated 2/9/06 3:24:43 AM, laurence.horn at YALE.EDU writes:

> "Affogato" is not anywhere in the OED.

Duh. There are a lot of Italian words that are not in the OED. I guess there
are probably a lot of English words that are not in the OID (like maybe
"drowned"?). Come to think of it, "Affogato" is probably not in the Oxford Bengali
Dictionary or the Oxford Basque Dictionary or a whole lot of dictionaries.

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