Mudcat Café message #1397993 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #77921   Message #1397993
Posted By: Bee-dubya-ell
03-Feb-05 - 12:02 PM
Thread Name: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
Subject: RE: BS: How Many Spatulas Do YOU Own???
I suspect that "fish slice" is derived from the way a slotted spatula slightly resembles a slice of, say, salmon. You know... The way the musculature in sliced fish forms positive and negative visual spaces... Kinda like the way we Yanks call a large pistol a "hog leg".