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From: "Drew Smith" <>
Subject: Re: [APG] egg creams
Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2008 15:39:55 -0500
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On Tue, Feb 26, 2008 at 3:27 PM, Jean R. Legried <> wrote:
> The drink sounds yummy but I find the name to be yukky! Why that name
> when there is neither an egg nor cream in it?

Apparently, when the drink was first introduced, it did have eggs and
cream in it. From the OED: "any of various kinds of rich sweet drink
made orig. with eggs and milk or cream and more recently with milk,
soda water, and flavouring"

Drew Smith

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