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Sunday, 13 September 2015

Sunday Rest: blancmange. Word Not To Use Today.

Blancmange: it's the sound of sludge dripping from a blocked drain.


This is rather a pity, as it's really not bad stuff at all.

File:SLNSW 14045 Blancmange cups taken for Smiths Weekly cookery page.jpg

Word Not To Use Today: blancmange. This comes from the Old French blanc manger, which means white food.

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