5 February, 2008
Recent Food NeologismsPosted in : musings, trivia on by : Dave Tags: jargon, neologism, new words
flossy adj. Most of the good Portland restaurants serve what is known as “flossy” food (for fresh, local, organic, sustainable, seasonable). Flossies are people who believe in these ideals and try to eat in that manner.
foodshed n. the area which can, or is sufficient to, provide food for a given location.
meat diaper n. the absorbent pad packaged between a (styrofoam) tray and meat for sale.
smash cake n. a celebratory cake intended to be destroyed, especially by a child.
For more, food-related or no, check out The Double-Tongued Dictionary.