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Five members of LEME staff and myself continue to work on LEME during the COVID-19 epidemic after our lab in the Library closed on March 17. My sincere thanks to Maya Blumenthal, Diana Gil Hamel, and Kristie Lui for joining me as work-study students. Sharine Leung continues in her generous, entirely voluntary role in helping with the release of our Corpus texts. Read more

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Andovilles, They are the great guts of porke, or beef, filled up with thinne slices of tender meat, or small guts of porke, well seasoned with peper, salt, fine hearbs, &c. some doe call the Chitterlings
François Pierre de La Varenne, The French Cook (1653)
James Howell's Lexicon Tetraglotton (1660) frontispiece

James Howell's Lexicon Tetraglotton (1660) frontispiece,
Courtesy of the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
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