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Amond vs Almond: a California Colloquialism in a Nutshell

Early California immigrant almond farmers, who were predominantly European, settled in pockets according to their ethnicity/family/friends. They used their native word for almond until they began speaking more English. Some of the farmers may have kept their native word, or combined it with the English “almond” to create a slang word for it. Continue reading

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Sushi Burrito and Goose Island Beer

Here are two more articles I have written and posted on the Sacramento food/beverage blog known as Sacfoodies.com. I actually worked with a representative of Goose Island Beer Co. to secure the information for the final days of their Migration Week … Continue reading

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