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Fri Dec 30 16:57:42 PST 2011
Maybe it is a matter of Gourmet vs. Gourmand. :-/
Bon Appetit and Happy New Year,
On 12/30/11 2:55 PM, Johnna Holloway wrote:
> Came across this tonight in one of those end of the year lists.
> I guess Eater Nation found it in the New York Post.
> "TV food person/neologist Rachael Ray has coined a new term: "Eaties,"
> which she defines as people who "eat a lot." Quote Ray, referring to
> Cheech Marin and Lou Diamond Phillips, both contestants on her
> absolutely stellar-looking upcoming show, Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity
> "Going in, I knew that Cheech and LDP were good cooks, but a lot of
> them just wanted to become better at working with food and consider
> themselves foodies because they are eaties, they eat a lot."
> So it seems safe to assume that someone like Homer Simpson would be an
> eatie. Also, it's a separate term from "foodie": one can be a foodie
> and an eatie, or one and not the other."
> Ok, so if we eat medieval foods, does that make us medieval eaties too?
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