t.d.decker at worldnet.att.net
Sun Mar 11 08:31:57 PDT 2007
> http://tinyurl.com/36gnv9 (Google translation)
> This is a German language site that lists names for waffles in
> various locations. Apparently holhippen is a type of waffle or
> wafer. In Rumpolt it is wrapped around a roller.
Think about the pronunciation, "hohl" means hollow or concave. "Hippe" is a
scythe or sickle (crescent shape) and is a colloquial name for croissant.
Applied to a wafer, I would expect it to be a cresent-shaped, empty shell,
probably for filling.
Bear (who only took a couple years of seeing the word to think of that)
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