Monday, November 21, 2011 at 8:27 pm (Updated: November 22, 4:35 pm)
Ah! We’re going to have some tofurkey in a few days. We’d better cleanse our palates in preparation for gormandizing.
Tofurkey? It sounds almost like an obscenity, and in a family newspaper! Tofurkey, as you may have conjectured, is a vegetarian alternative to turkey.
I got the word from the vocabulary website “Wordnik.” But that’s as close as I intend to get to it. Learning a new word is not the same as eating what it represents.
And that brings up a slew of Thanksgiving recollections from my youth. Here are some:
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