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What language is on this menu?


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A restaurant called "Seafood Cove" in Garden Grove (Little Saigon), Southern California, has printed their menu in 4 languages. I recognized 3 of them: English, Chinese and Vietnamese. I could not figure out what the fourth language is. Thai? Lao? Indian? Or something else?

I have the original 5 Mpixel picture uploaded here:

http://www.4shared.com/file/8627788/ea04ed...Cove4_orig.html

If anybody recognize the language on this menu (under the Vietnamese), I would love to know which it is. TIA.

W.K. Leung ("Ah Leung") aka "hzrt8w"
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After staring long and hard at the listings for "shrimp" in my Laos and Cambodia phrasebooks (the only Vietnamese word I could understand with clearly legible text below it), I'm going to definitively say Khmer.

I'm so glad Vietnam uses a romanized script! I forgot how hard it is to first train your eye to see the script; then to sound out a meaning.

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We have a Cambodian restaurant in Brooklyn, and while it doesn't print the menu in Khmer it does have a great sales pitch across the top of the menu:

" ** No Pork - Less Fat - Better Than Chinese Food! ** "

Steven A. Shaw aka "Fat Guy"
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Thank you very much everybody. It makes a lot of sense.

Seafood Cove is located at the edge of Little Saigon (Garden Grove) in Orange County. It seems then that there might be a high population of Cambodian-Americans living in the areas besides Vietnamese.

W.K. Leung ("Ah Leung") aka "hzrt8w"
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