#001 | willis5225 | Thu 28 Nov 2013 @ 12:21:57 AM (UTC)
My dad mentioned that when living in the neighborhood I'm in these days, there was a bakery that had turkey shaped semolina loaves. So I bought one. It is the silliest purchase, but then I guess some people are into that.
I'm sure that this is a heretofore unexplored element of the immigrant experience. --- Willis, it seems like every other time you post, I need to look up a word that's in the OED or Urban Dictionary but not both. -Mimir
#002 | Jacehan | Thu 28 Nov 2013 @ 12:30:23 AM (UTC)
Nothing wrong with a little silliness. --- "To truly live, one must first be born." ~ Evan [aX] Paper Mario Social: The Safe Haven of GameFAQs. (Board 2000083)
#003 | HeyDude | Thu 28 Nov 2013 @ 3:59:20 AM (UTC)
I'm a fan of this. It's like the grown-up version of alphabet soups.
Objection: "bread" is a mass noun. The title should be "I bought a turkey-shaped loaf of bread" or "I bought a turkey-shaped piece of bread" (note also the hyphen).
--- "…and for other purposes."
#005 | Kylo Force | Thu 28 Nov 2013 @ 6:11:14 PM (UTC)
I don't think it's really that silly. People buy chocolate shaped into all sorts of things around Easter, right? So I think bread is another natural market to spread to.
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#006 | HeyDude | Fri 29 Nov 2013 @ 4:23:22 AM (UTC)
I had the same objection as Kodi but did not voice it.
#008 | HeyDude | Sat 30 Nov 2013 @ 2:57:45 AM (UTC)
The Utahraptor to my T-Rex.
#009 | willis5225 | Sun 1 Dec 2013 @ 1:21:29 PM (UTC)
I was assimilating it into the same sort of use as "a cheese." Because I push the envelope of language, and I would've thought you'd be used to that by now. --- Willis, it seems like every other time you post, I need to look up a word that's in the OED or Urban Dictionary but not both. -Mimir
#010 | Kodiologist | Sun 1 Dec 2013 @ 2:01:10 PM (UTC)
I see, so "a bread" meaning "a kind of bread", not "a loaf of bread". Very well, carry on.