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feta compli...

or feta l'attraction...


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>In "Fromage de chèvre" we are saying cheese FROM goat. If I said "de la chèvre" I would be talking about one goat in particular. It also somewhat implies possession of said chèvre. <

I think you mean possession by said chèvre, the goat doing the possessing rather than being possessed. Although I must confess the image of a goat possessed by demons has brightened my evening!



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>I vote for 'goat cheese' ... analagous to 'whale meat.'<

No no no, false analogy! Compare the classic of bacon and eggs - the chicken (goat) is merely involved, while the pig (whale) is committed....

...But it is cross-cultural. I agree with Jo - definitely goat's cheese.




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