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Word of the Day: tessellate

Big news in the fast food world! Subway is going to start tessellating its cheese. What? I thought this had something to do with the raw milk movement, but I was incorrect. Here's the definition, from dictionary.com: tes·sel·late    (těs'ə-lāt') tr.v.   tes·sel·lat·ed, tes·sel·lat·ing, tes·sel·lates To form into a mosaic pattern, as by using small squares of stone or glass. Or in this case, cheese. Apparently there was an internet campaign demanding this change from Subway. There was even a T-shirt.  And now, it seems, victory. According to a document leaked to various sources, Subway says: “triangles or half moons of cheese will be placed on the sandwich in an offset, or staggered pattern. This will improve the cheese coverage on the sandwich.” Can't wait to bite into more cheesy goodness in my next Subway sandwich..and to try using the word tessellate in lots of sentences.



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06/02/2010 7:11AM
Word of the Day: tessellate
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06/04/2010 7:02AM
Kitty Dunn
I went to Subway Thursday and they have not begun tessellation. Just thought you should know.
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