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Terms We Are Aware Of But Choose Not to Acknowledge

kid_chef.jpgYes, we know that the Web has been exploding over consumer analyst Phil Lempert's introduction of a new gastronomic term, "koodies," a.k.a. kids who like black truffles and Julia Child. And as pointed out by San Francisco critic Michael Bauer and New York Times honcho Pete Wells, there does seem to be more 10-year-olds enjoying foie gras and squid ink these days (or maybe just more media coverage). But we simply can't condone any slang that sounds like an elementary school taunting device: The kid who waxes about Eric Ripert in the third grade is already going to be an outcast, why make his life harder by calling him a koodie? [SupermarketGuru]

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