Jumping into the fire from the frying pan, the writers on the Yahoo! front page can’t seem to agree on anything. They can’t agree if french fries needs a capitalized french:
They can’t even agree if they should agree. For those of you interested, and I know one or two of you are, the Associated Press says it’s french fries; the American Heritage Dictionary, French fries.
So, when it comes to fries, it’s a matter of house style. And at my house, the style is with ketchup, hold the vinegar.