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Buzz Words, Defined

cookbooksflickr.jpgTeresa Gubbins offers an explanation for hot buzz words like mixologist ("bartender with mustache"), gluten-free ("Does someone need extra attention?") and unctuous ("go-to word for pompous food critic wannabes"). Also, regarding the ever-controversial term 'foodie': "The word works because there is no better substitute. Stop crying. Own it." [CultureMap]

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