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    baton

    ''Chips are made from thick batons of potato and deep fried.'' The use of baton is inncorect. What would you suggest?

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    Re: baton

    long thin pieces?

    fat strips?


    And for those who might be confused, chips are the British version of what others know as French fries. What many people call chips are crisps in Br E.

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    Re: baton

    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    long thin pieces?

    fat strips?


    And for those who might be confused, chips are the British version of what others know as French fries. What many people call chips are crisps in Br E.
    We can't use "baton" in this context?

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    Re: baton

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    We can't use "baton" in this context?
    There's no law against it, but it would sound very strange to me.

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