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2009-02-23 15:20:10

Organizers of a festival honoring Canada's fur-trapping forefathers called it a fitting tribute after 2,500 bowls of pea soup disappeared in 90 minutes. It is in the spirit of the voyageur tradition, declared Festival du Voyageur manager Colin Mackie after the hot soup was gobbled down on Sunday. That's what they ate, Mackie added.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.