2593Re: [Czechlist] Re: quiche, silverware
- Oct 2, 2000In a message dated 10/2/00 12:50:32 PM, barendregt@... writes:
>I would even support Jamie's assertion that you may come across "plasticI would have to disagree that the term "cutlery" is not used in the US. It
>silverware" (I would probably tend to use "disposable" instead of
>"plastic" just to feel better about it) - since we (in the US) do not
>use the word "cutlery", what else is left to describe "spoons, forks,
>and knives" than silverware? I think the word itself is now pretty much
>independent of the original meaning of one of its components (yep, I am
>referring to silver).
is used frequently, particularly in advertising, but only to refer to kitchen
and dining utensils that cut. Which sort of makes sense, doesn't it?
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