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    Default origin of "Ketcup"

    Can somebody tell me where I can find the origin of "Ketcup",being curious why it is not called tomato sauce.

    Thanks.

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    Default Re: origin of "Ketcup"

    It's a loan word from Malay.

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    Default Re: origin of "Ketcup"

    Quote Originally Posted by amigo
    Can somebody tell me where I can find the origin of "Ketcup",being curious why it is not called tomato sauce.

    Thanks.
    more about ketchup word here:

    http://homecooking.about.com/library.../aa021400a.htm


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