peanut butter and pickle sandwich?

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  1. freds

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    "the peanut butter and pickle sandwich is one of those unlikely pairings that shouldn’t work, but does.

    That’s how I’ve always felt, anyway. I’ve been happily eating these distinctive little sandwiches for years. The vinegary snap of chilled pickle cuts, like a dash of irony, against the stoic unctuousness of peanut butter. The sandwich is a thrifty and unacknowledged American classic."

    http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/24/d...peanut-butter-and-pickles.html?pagewanted=all









    i tried one (toasted the bread) and i liked it, but i have no idea wtf this means..."stoic unctuousness of peanut butter" :jj:
     
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    wtf is a unctuousness :scratch:
     
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    i googled it and was more confused. "smooth and creamy" or "hypocritical."



    they both apply to peanut butter.


    and pickles are "ironic."
     
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    they say it tastes like jesus.
     
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    Didnt realize you had to have a lesson to enjoy a sandwich
     
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    that's why i like The Times. they make me increase my vocab every article i read.
     
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    "her vagina had an unctuousness that made me even more ironically turgid than i could have imagined possible."
     
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    I learned what aplomb meant today ....and honey boo boo
     
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    turgid :jj:
     
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    it's funny. i know who honey boo boo is and have never gotten close to knowing what network the show is on.



    media phenomenon.
     
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    I had to google it today..appalling man
     
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    don't know who said it that day (naz?) but i can't shake it.
     
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    Fucking Americans will watch anything
     
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    Flathead I think
     
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    it's what we've become. people escaping reality by watching our moral decay.
     
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    thanks. reps to you Flathead.
     
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    And this fat good for nothing waste of human skin will be rich because we made them that way
     
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    It sounded better than the picture makes it look. :surprised:


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    Im curious about peanut butter and pepperocinis now
     
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    Are you Pregnant ?