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   Re: [xml-dev] CHAT: Bagels and lox

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* John Cowan
|
| [...] and the aforementioned lox, which is smoked salmon thinly
| sliced.

Aha. So "lox" is probably derived from Norwegian "laks," meaning
salmon, then. We would call this "r°ykelaks," literally smoked salmon,
but still...
 
| Both of those, and most particularly the combination, are Jewish
| delicacies.

Jewish? I think it would be more correct so say that "smoked salmon
thinly sliced" is a Norwegian delicacy. At least we've been eating it
here since time immemorial. The combination is unknown here, though.

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