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Re: beverage menu

> From: Mr.Chikara Wakabayashi <>
>  I came across the following definition of the compound word
> 'beverage menu' in a English-Japanese dictionary.
>       beverage menu : (noun) wine list
>  I,however,think that this meaning(definition) is not suitable.
> That's why 'beverage' means any type of drink except water,e.g.
> milk,tea,wine,beer.
>  PLEASE let me know whether my opinion is right or not.

	I agree with you. Water might even be included, though it usually

					  Karen Steffen Chung		
					  National Taiwan University


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