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Philosoraptor Meme | HOW COME YOU CAN DRINK A DRINK BUT CAN'T FOOD A FOOD? | image tagged in memes,philosoraptor | made w/ Imgflip meme maker
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5 ups, 5y
Boardroom Meeting Suggestion Meme | HOW COME YOU CAN DRINK A DRINK BUT NOT FOOD A FOOD? FOOD IS FOOD? DRINK IS DRINK? IT AIN'T MAKE SENCE BRUH | image tagged in memes,boardroom meeting suggestion | made w/ Imgflip meme maker
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You mean eat a eat?
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YOU CAN EAT EATS | made w/ Imgflip meme maker
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OR GOOSE A GOOSE | made w/ Imgflip meme maker
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In Germany the word for food is the same for eat, there is also a town by the same name, so in Germany you can food a food in food
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Can you nut a nut?
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If I may pop in on this clever query, the linguistic form of "drink" is an Action Noun, hence the usage of the term is exactly what you would wind up doing with it (you will be 'drink-ing' the 'drink') whereas the term "food" is not an Action Noun, it is a conceptual Noun ('regular' noun), where the term does not imply action, only an existence of an entity; thus, it simply cannot be used in the same way (Yay English).

The 'action' form of the term "food" would more likely be the Plural Noun "eats" - as in the idiosyncratic phrases "get some eats" or the even more informal "that was some good eats"; in which case then, using 'action' forms for both terms, you would in fact then find yourself 'eat-ing' the 'eats'...
This double-usage of the various forms of nouns is further shown by the phrases "get a drink" and "get some eats" - and the now-easily-seen related phrase "get some food". Still, this was a great question and yet more evidence of the befuddlement of The English Language
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