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Chefs serve up a bunch of bologna

Classic cold cut gets new treatments

Bologna has long led a double life in America. On the one hand, consumers use the term “boloney” to signify the ubiquitous deli item that appears on sandwiches everywhere, while on the other, they employ it as a slangy dismissive that is synonymous with drivel. The origins of the latter expression are cloudy, though pop-culture historians usually credit the entertainment trade paper Variety, which employed the word “boloney” back in the 1920s as a mildly colorful

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