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I noticed that in household conversations we give odd names to some of our foods. For instance, today I bought butter. Our butter dish has the outward appearance of a ceramic hedgehog. So, to refer to butter from the block in the dish we speak of hedgehog butter. Or, the connection may be looser: for example, we eat Star Wars cheese: compare,

The Empire Strikes Back logo
with,
Pilgrim's Choice extra mature Cheddar In their attempts at specificity I wonder what names other families come up with. In that latter case, perhaps the same as we have.
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