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Old 05-14-2004, 10:05 PM
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So are both variations on the spelling correct?

Pimento

Pimiento

I've always pronounced it like the first spelling: three syllables: Pim-en-toe

But according to the second spelling (which is the way it's spelled on my high-dollar Safeway Select jar of olives) it would be: Pim-eee-en-toe.

Different spellings for the same thing?

And once again, how in the world did they start getting stuffed in olives?