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One thing I hate about the human language.
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One thing I hate about the human language.
I have long since never understood calling some food prep "fried" because that sounds more like "fire" than actually being boiled in oil. Conversely if you turn up your oven all the way up they call it "Broiled", which has the letters "oil" in it.

When I was a kid, this confused me. I think if you are going to call something "fried" it is closer to fire than being boiled in oil.
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One thing I hate about the human language. - by Brian37 - June 25, 2021 at 7:05 pm
RE: One thing I hate about the human language. - by Ranjr - June 25, 2021 at 11:19 pm

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