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Palestine Soup

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Soup made of Jerusalem artichokes. This is a good example of blunder begetting blunder. Jerusalem artichoke is a corruption of the Italian Girasole articioccoi.e. the “sunflower artichoke.” From girasole we make Jerusalem, and from Jerusalem artichokes we make Palestine soup.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Palais des Thermes
Palamedēs of Lombardy
Palamon and Arcite
Palatinate
Palaver
Pale
Pale Faces
Palemon
Palermo Razors
Palēs
Palestine Soup
Palestra
Palestrina or Pelestrina
Paletot [pal-e-to]
Palimpsest
Palindrome
Palinode
Palinurus (in English, Palinure)
Palissy Ware
Pall
Pall-bearers