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Old 10-05-2005, 02:02 AM
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Default DON'T call them "pies"

OK, I will put my asbestos/vermiculite suit on because of the flames.

I have noticed that on this forum, as well as others (pizzamaking.com and others) people are talkings about "pies" like in: "when I put the next pie in the oven... etc,,

Actually pizza's (pizze to be more correct) are NOT "pies" so why call them that??

Anyway thats my rant for now...

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Old 10-05-2005, 02:29 AM
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try telling that to vito!
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Old 10-05-2005, 08:17 AM
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there are a ton of stories out there about pizza. I read one that said Pie is from Magpie, the bird, which decorates its nest with a wide array of materials.

And if you believe that one....

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Old 10-05-2005, 08:43 AM
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formula.....PI*r2

....no, pi are round...pizza pie that is

call it whatever you want...
pie...
pizza...

apizz'...

as long as it tastes good!


just get cookin'

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Default "Pie" is comfy slang, term of endearment. . .

Like calling a motorcycle a "bike" or your automobile your "ride."

Technically, pizza is not a pie, but neither is a young woman a "bird." Yet we use these as terms of endearment. "Pie" has a bit more flair than "flatbread."

I once mistook a Kiwi for an Australian by his accent. He corrected me.

And I was proud of myself because I thought I could distinguish (what I thought was) his Australian accent from an ordinary English accent. What a dope I am.
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Old 07-12-2006, 07:51 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Fio
Technically, pizza is not a pie...
Oh kind sir, I beg to differ!

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