pink taco

Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Fri Dec 3 03:31:03 UTC 2010

OK, then I'm opening a deli called The Knishery and Meat Market.


On 12/2/2010 9:37 PM, Laurence Horn wrote:
> At 9:19 PM -0500 12/2/10, Victor Steinbok wrote:
>> Aren't they entitled to their day in the sun? Would you also object to a
>> deli called "The Knishery"? After all, we all know what "knish" means...
>> (I just posted on that this morning.)
>>      VS-)
> well, the literal transparent meaning of "knishery" is still the
> prevalent one, while I share Ron's sense that this is not the case
> for "pink taco".  Not sure about "tube steak" though.  A better match
> for the "Pink Taco" restaurant chain might be the "One-Eyed Trouser
> Snake" pet store chain.

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