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Pork

Pig. The former is Norman-French, the latter Saxon.

“Pork, I think, is good Norman-French; and so, when the brute lives, and is in charge of a Saxon slave, she goes by her Saxon name; but becomes a Norman, and is called pork, when she is carried to the castle-hall.” —Sir Walter Scott; Ivanhoe.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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