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Sunday, November 25, 2012

Apple Fries

origin of fries pommes frites french german

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  1. Interesting fact: As a choice in the Kid's Menu besides Ice Cream,Burger King in Germany offers apple sticks which look like french-fries. They are called: Apfel Pommes, which would mean: apple apples.

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    1. Well I'll be damned. That takes things to a whole new level

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  2. In Belgium they still use the "Pommes frites" but in France we usually only use "Frites" :)

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    1. I'm Belgian and I can tell you everyone says "frites" here too! Even in Dutch, they say "frieten" or "frietjes" (a diminutive).

      "Pommes frites" sounds really old-fashioned to my Belgian ears. :)

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  3. I like how you've drawn the apple being fried. Its expression is hilarious.

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  4. In Austrian German we say "Erdäpfel" to potatos, which literally means earth-apples, basically the same as "pommes de terre".

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  5. FYI: The "long form" pommes frites is still occasionally used in Germany - but then, curiously, it's usually pronounced more or less correctly.

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  6. Zu Pommes kann man auch Fritten sagen.

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  7. This sounds like something I'd do lol

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  8. Well, in Austrian, it's also "apple of the earth" :D
    Erdapfel. (If you know dialects, you can already speak foreign languages. There you go!)

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