The episode involving waffle House CEO Joe Rogers Jr., would at first blush seem to highlight a double standard.
I do have specialty appliances that don't live on the counter: crockpot, griddler, waffle iron, pasta machine, and so forth.
We did run out of some things, like nuggets, strips, lemonade, and waffle fries.
Rock has had repeated run-ins with the law, including a late-night brawl at a waffle House.
This pancake and waffle mix that you shoot onto the skillet is like a cross between ReddiWip and Silly String.
So that in the morning, on rising, one is as furrowed as a waffle off the iron.
It took it a long time, this little piece of waffle, to go down.
Every waffle that I eat he might have had if I had not been here.
Those that bake one waffle at a time are the handsomest and most manageable.
When the waffle is sufficiently brown, remove it; then grease the iron and repeat the process.
1744, from Dutch wafel "waffle," from Middle Dutch or Middle Low German wafel, from Proto-Germanic *wabila- "web, honeycomb" (cf. Old High German waba "honeycomb," German Wabe), related to Old High German weban, Old English wefan "to weave" (see weave (v.)). Sense of "honeycomb" is preserved in some combinations referring to a weave of cloth. Waffle iron is from 1794.
1690s, "to yelp, bark," frequentative of waff "to yelp" (1610); possibly of imitative origin. Figurative sense of "talk foolishly" (1701) led to that of "vacillate, equivocate" (1803), originally a Scottish and northern English usage. Related: Waffled; waffling.
: I was tired of all the candidates' waffle
Tospeak or behave evasively; tergiversate; equivocate: When asked for specifics, I demur, I waffle/ unlike the windy, waffling, anonymous editorial writers (1803+)
[fr northern British dialect, ''waver, fluctuate,'' perhaps related to another dialect sense, ''yelp, yap'']
To trample viciously; stomp: No player called out at second threatened to waffle an umpire
[1970s+; fr waffle-stompers]