fortune cookie

fortune cookie (plural fortune cookies)

  1. A type of hollow snack, common in westernized Chinese cuisine, containing a message on a narrow strip of paper, generally with a wise or vaguely prophetic message printed on the paper.
  2. (computing) A quote-of-the-day feature (especially on *nix systems.)
  • French: biscuit chinois
  • German: Glückskeks
  • Portuguese: biscoito da sorte
  • Russian: пече́нье сча́стья
  • Spanish: galleta de la fortuna

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