Words as Weapons: Fast Food Edition

A food linguist decodes the secret messages in menus.

But it’s …. menu analysis that really stands out. Where most of us see simply a list of dishes, Jurafsky identifies subtle indicators of the image that a restaurant is trying to project—and which customers it wants to lure in.

Doesn’t this lede belong on the cover of Cosmo?

Geux.  Leave it to MJ for this kind of …. what …  Light snack?

bored - Copyvia The Creepy Language Tricks Taco Bell Uses to Fool People Into Eating There | Mother Jones.