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Travel broadens the mind, they say, but it can also enrich the language as a whole. Food names have entered English from many routes: as imported goods were brought to our shores in past centuries, we encountered terms such as garam masala and macaroni. Later additions to the language reflect the growth of mass travel in the 20th century and show English encompassing terms from places such as Indonesia and North Africa, which gave us tempeh and chermoula respectively.

 

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