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Indian food Coles style

By Ruqi - 30 July 2012 27

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Indian food Coles style
devils_advocate 10:52 am 31 Jul 12

Masquara said :

Happy to bet a hundred smackeroonis that before today you had NEVER referred to Mexican food as “Indian food”! In Australia, Indian food is from India. Your need to contradict the OP is taking you over the shark!

It’s brown-people food, what’s the difference.

(NB: as a brown person I am allowed to say this. But you white people aren’t. Ha!)

OverLord 8:01 am 31 Jul 12

poetix said :

astrojax said :

is it next to ‘cowboy food’?

I thought beans and Indians almost equals Blazing Saddles.

Thanks Jason!

How about some more beans, Mr. Taggart?

poetix 8:36 pm 30 Jul 12

astrojax said :

is it next to ‘cowboy food’?

I thought beans and Indians almost equals Blazing Saddles.

Thanks Jason!

leneuromancer 8:03 pm 30 Jul 12

while we are at it, can we please get some real Mexican food choices …a quality Mexican meal does not include anything from Old El Paso

Masquara 6:57 pm 30 Jul 12

Pork Hunt said :

I don’t see what the problem is.

http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_are_the_Indian_tribes_in_Mexico

Pork Hunt said :

I don’t see what the problem is.

http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_are_the_Indian_tribes_in_Mexico

Happy to bet a hundred smackeroonis that before today you had NEVER referred to Mexican food as “Indian food”! In Australia, Indian food is from India. Your need to contradict the OP is taking you over the shark!

shirty_bear 5:13 pm 30 Jul 12

devils_advocate said :

Now indian has become a generic term for the indigenous populations of a country. Certainly of broad enough application to describe incans or mayans.

Sure you’re not thinking of “aborigine”? I’ve heard that used in reference to various native peoples, never “indian”.

FreshKidIce 4:52 pm 30 Jul 12

Hmmm, Soft bread, spicy meat, weird sauce and a side of rice… Seems Indian enough to me.

Deref 4:18 pm 30 Jul 12

Oh my goodness gracious, señor!

devils_advocate 3:52 pm 30 Jul 12

EvanJames said :

Well, they’ve both got chillies in them…

And the Mexicans are Indians, sort-of. ‘Cept you’re not allowed to call Native Americans “Indians” any more. And god help your soul if you’re caught referring to them as Red Indians.

Native Americans were called indians, I believe, because when columbus landed he thought he’d found a new route to India. Now indian has become a generic term for the indigenous populations of a country. Certainly of broad enough application to describe incans or mayans.

Although the capitalisation of Indian raises some questions, because it’s at the start of a sentence fragment so unclear whether it’s being used as a proper noun or not.

Someone should raise this with them ASAP and report back.

EvanJames 3:19 pm 30 Jul 12

Well, they’ve both got chillies in them…

And the Mexicans are Indians, sort-of. ‘Cept you’re not allowed to call Native Americans “Indians” any more. And god help your soul if you’re caught referring to them as Red Indians.

astrojax 2:50 pm 30 Jul 12

is it next to ‘cowboy food’?

M0les 2:42 pm 30 Jul 12

Woolies do this too, but I think they usually use the more generic term “asian food”.

Unfortunately the influx of European immigrants since the second world war and subsequent integration of their cuisines into the Australian diet means we can’t just call this grocery-enclave simply “Not good old British vittles, eh wot!” (or similar)

I think the supermarkets should just bite the bullet and use the technically more accurate label of “other” and thus be able to put all sorts of new and delicious tastes in there without having to get the signs reprinted.

Jivrashia 2:17 pm 30 Jul 12

Far fetched but did they mean West Indies? (still off by about 3000Km)

Pork Hunt 2:11 pm 30 Jul 12
Izzyduck 1:23 pm 30 Jul 12

Needed a good laugh! Well done Coles!

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