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 think- ing it's a calque on the original German. Or perhaps from Newspeak, and as such doubleplusungood. Larry<<< 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 Newspeak. Steven