2015’s New English Food Words At a Glance

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Tony Cenicola/The New York Times, via The New York Times

The language of food is changing at breakneck speed to reflect new menus, new mashups, new diets, new hashtags.

“We need new words and labels to give voice to our food obsessions and anxieties,” said Josh Friedland, the author of the new book “Eatymology: The Dictionary of Modern Gastronomy.” “And we especially need more words to describe gastronomic emoting,” like “hangry.”

(Mr. Friedland said he himself suffers from “Nordepression,” a state of acute ennui brought on by the words “new Nordic cuisine.”)

Read the list on The New York Times.

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