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|[a] Pizza civility|
|[b] Debating "pizza"|
|[c]When it becomes pizza.|
Marshall Sahlins, Culture and Practical Reason
|[f] Land of the sacred dog|
Mary Douglas, Purity and Danger (see "pizza hands," below)
|[g] Cultural hygiene|
Why are we talking about dogs and horses instead of cucumbers and cheese? Because it's about the juxtaposition of categories, not salad.
Sacrality has nothing to do with hand-washing, does it? Does it?
And when is it a pizza? When?
 Marshall Sahlins, Culture and Practical Reason (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1976), 174-175.
 Mary Douglas, Purity and Danger (London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1966), xi
|[h] Monsieur Bookman|