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Things That Annoy the Bruni

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"Restaurantspeak combines these off-kilter pronouns with phrasing that lands in some gray zone between literal and figurative, and hovers there awkwardly. “Do we have any food allergies at the table?” a server asks. We sure do, over here, in this petri dish. Should we give it to you, or to the host, or should we just trot into the kitchen and hand it directly to the chef?" [NYT]

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