It’s a common struggle. You’re at a restaurant, scanning the menu, and a dish you’ve seen a thousand times catches your eye. You want to order it, maybe even for the 25th time, but how the hell do you know you’re pronouncing it correctly? To keep from embarrassing yourself, you shyly point to the menu item in question while confidently telling your server, “I’ll have that!” It’s the equivalent of not knowing an acquaintance’s name and greeting them with a, “Hey! It’s you!’ Nobody is comfortable.
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If this scenario sounds all too familiar, turn your attention to this quiz. With help from the cooking experts at SousvideTools, here’s the diner dictionary you’ve been waiting for. When it comes to these popular foods, does your tongue have an easier time tasting them or rolling them off?
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