quote:Originally posted by NYNMNot for nothing, but I remember my Italian grandmother used to pronounce "sandwich" as "sangwich." (tho she made delicious ones, even prosaic tuna fish...) Does anyone else have "variations" on the word?
quote:Originally posted by NYNMMy grandma also said "bretzel" for "pretzel" (which probably belongs on the "snacks" posts...) but it was a surprise to me to be in Germany and hear the locals also say "bretzel!". Not for nothing (another Eye-Talian expression I think) but it I really felt good to know I'm not the only one here with the sangwich grandmother!!!
quote:Originally posted by Michael HoffmanI remember a lot of people saying sangwich in New Haven when I was growing up. Of course, that was about 150 years ago.