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  1. Oct 2020
    1. . On the other side of the Atlantic, Elizabeth David's A Book of Mediterranean Food, published first in Britain in 1950, described ingredi-ents that were at that time scarcely available in Britain (for instance, olive oil was sold in tiny bottles in drugstores on the laxative shelf)

      Upon reading this text from the article, I am assuming olive oil is used heavily for beautification and a way to show elitism.