Spanish Hamburger (UNCLASSIFIED)

Charles Doyle cdoyle at UGA.EDU
Wed Sep 26 19:20:15 UTC 2007

Well, if God is indeed a Mexican--"Who else would name their son 'Jesus'?"--then it might follow that Joseph is one as well.


---- Original message ----
>Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2007 14:44:30 -0400
>From: Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at YALE.EDU>
>The recipe below seems to imply that the main
>difference is indeed the presence or absence of a
>bun.  There's also a cafeteria item I've seen
>called a Sloppy José, which is in principle
>spicier than the usual version of either Sloppy
>Joe or (it would appear) Spanish Hamburger, as if
>only Mexicans and not Spaniards could be named

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