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Eaten Word: The Language of Food, the Food in Our Language

2.83  ·  Rating Details ·  12 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Hardcover, 254 pages
Published April 1st 1995 by Carol Publishing Corporation (first published 1995)
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Jenneffer
Jun 09, 2010 Jenneffer rated it it was ok
This book is too full of puns and plays on words to enjoy. Just when whe author delves into a topic with any depth, he quickly climbs back out again and starts writing fluffy drivel. Not recommended.
Megan
Oct 22, 2012 Megan rated it really liked it
Jay Jacobs ability with words is like a fisherman's lure that attracts and then carries my attention. Maybe even like an addict that can't get enough of his humorous yet consistently forward-moving prose that brings you along on his journey. I first read him in a small article in Gourmet magazine while on the Eurostar train going to London in the early 90's. I could barely keep myself from laughing out loud in the carriage so as not to annoy my fellow travelers. And, I was so awash with emotion ...more
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