Chefography: LA and tablescapes

Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Wed Mar 21 15:40:47 UTC 2007

Benjamin Barrett wrote:
> On Chefography on the Food Channel, the episode on Sandra Lee included:
> LA pronounced as "EL lay" (as opposed to "EL LAY") in the expression
> "L.A. County Fair".
> "Tablescape", referring to the overall decoration of a table.
> There was one more word I thought interesting, but know I've forgotten
> it. BB
It was "gracious" as a replacement for "graceful". Somebody noted Sandra
Lee as having a "gracious table". BB

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