The BITS-PILANI QUIZZING FORUM!

In the train schedules published in American newspapers of the 1800s, the names of railroads were abbreviated.
X.Y was a railroad, whose hyphenated form (X-Y) started being used to describe Y people born in X. And that’s how X-Y cuisine gets its name.

2 comments:

At January 27, 2008 at 3:15 AM M.S.K said...

Tex-Mex?
as in texas-mexican??

 
At January 28, 2008 at 10:07 AM BAD said...

tex-mex

 

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