Date: Fri, 16 Feb 1996 12:48:36 EST

From: Steven Heffner 74754.517[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]COMPUSERVE.COM

Subject: mouthfeel

It is a nice one, but somehow (maybe influenced by Sprachgefuehl) I keep


ing it's a calque on the original German. Or perhaps from Newspeak, and as

such doubleplusungood.


I second this comment! Dale F. Cole (the originator of this thread) mentioned

that the word has been around in nutritionist circles, but my experience has

been that the only nutritionists who use the word (at least with a straight

face) are those in the employ of marketing departments--the real home of