Ambrose Bierce quote about food from The Devil's Dictionary - MAYONNAISE, n. One of the sauces which serve the French in place of a state religion.
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MAYONNAISE, n. One of the sauces which serve the French in place of a state religion.
 Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary (1906). copy citation

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Author Ambrose Bierce
Source The Devil's Dictionary
Topic food religion France
Date 1906
Language English
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Weblink http://www.gutenberg.org/files/972/972-h/972-h.htm

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“Having an actual existence, as distinguished from an imaginary one. important.
Material things I know, or feel, or see; All else is immaterial to me.
Jamrach Holobom MAUSOLEUM, n. The final and funniest folly of the rich.
MAYONNAISE, n. One of the sauces which serve the French in place of a state religion.
ME, pro. The objectionable case of I. The personal pronoun in English has three cases, the dominative, the objectionable and the oppressive. Each is all three.
MEANDER, n. To proceed sinuously and aimlessly.” source

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