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  1. Standard memberwolfgang59
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    12 Mar '18 19:03
    No, not another Brexit thread.

    This time it's serious.

    *** Cream Teas ***


    http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-43372765
  2. Subscriberdivegeester
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    12 Mar '18 22:131 edit
    Originally posted by @wolfgang59
    *** Cream Teas ***


    http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-43372765
    Factoid:

    The Cornish Pasty is crimped around its edge and has an extra large crimped knoggin on one end. This was so that the tin miners, who were often in areas laced with poisons in the rocks, could hold the pasty and eat it down to the crusty noggin which was then discarded.
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    12 Mar '18 22:48
    Originally posted by @wolfgang59
    No, not another Brexit thread.

    This time it's serious.

    [b]
    *** Cream Teas ***


    http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-43372765[/b]
    Is this about the jam first/cream first argument, in which case it's jam first with cream on top; it's the only civilized way.
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    12 Mar '18 23:08
    Originally posted by @indonesia-phil
    Is this about the jam first/cream first argument, in which case it's jam first with cream on top; it's the only civilized way.
    Correct. It’s almost impossible to spread jam onto a blob of clotted cream, the whole lot can slide off.

    As for how the word SCONE is pronounced? That’s a whole other argument.
  5. Standard memberkaroly aczel
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    12 Mar '18 23:40
    Originally posted by @drewnogal
    Correct. It’s almost impossible to spread jam onto a blob of clotted cream, the whole lot can slide off.

    As for how the word SCONE is pronounced? That’s a whole other argument.
    Lmfao

    Not to mention the Marmite shortage, however I did get the last jar
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    13 Mar '18 02:09
    Originally posted by @drewnogal
    Correct. It’s almost impossible to spread jam onto a blob of clotted cream, the whole lot can slide off.

    As for how the word SCONE is pronounced? That’s a whole other argument.
    Scone as in gone.
  7. Standard memberapathist
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    13 Mar '18 04:23
    Originally posted by @wolfgang59
    No, not another Brexit thread.

    This time it's serious. ...
    Oh, poor brits. Anything else on your mind?
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    13 Mar '18 07:00
    Originally posted by @apathist
    Oh, poor brits. Anything else on your mind?
    Clearly the weather, and where to find the most satisfying of queues!
  9. Standard memberwolfgang59
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    13 Mar '18 08:28
    Originally posted by @apathist
    Oh, poor brits. Anything else on your mind?
    It's Brits
    and these are our concerns;
    1. The weather (it's either too cold, too hot, too wet, too dry, too windy or too unseasonal)
    2. Civil War
    3. Johnny Foreigner
    4. The World Cup
    5. Food shortages. (Marmite or biscuits)
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    13 Mar '18 08:58
    Originally posted by @wolfgang59
    It's [b]Brits
    and these are our concerns;
    1. The weather (it's either too cold, too hot, too wet, too dry, too windy or too unseasonal)
    2. Civil War
    3. Johnny Foreigner
    4. The World Cup
    5. Food shortages. (Marmite or biscuits)[/b]
    Also the fly tipping 😠

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-41664941
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    13 Mar '18 10:12
    Originally posted by @indonesia-phil
    Scone as in gone.
    Scoon as in scunner.
  12. SubscriberGhost of a Duke
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    13 Mar '18 11:54
    Originally posted by @indonesia-phil
    Is this about the jam first/cream first argument, in which case it's jam first with cream on top; it's the only civilized way.
    This disturbs me greatly sir.

    Civility actually demands that the jam goes on top of the cream, and that the calibre of a gentleman is determined by how dextrously he accomplishes this.

    Don't even get me started on rice pudding...
  13. SubscriberVery Rusty
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    13 Mar '18 12:26
    Originally posted by @ghost-of-a-duke
    This disturbs me greatly sir.

    Civility actually demands that the jam goes on top of the cream, and that the calibre of a gentleman is determined by how dextrously he accomplishes this.

    Don't even get me started on rice pudding...
    I want to hear all about the rice pudding! 😛

    -VR
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    13 Mar '18 13:25
    Originally posted by @apathist
    Oh, poor brits. Anything else on your mind?
    YES!
    How is it that hash browns are now considered to be a part of a traditional English fried breakfast?
    It's a disgrace.No wonder the country has gone to the dogs.
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    14 Mar '18 02:26
    Originally posted by @wolfgang59
    It's [b]Brits
    and these are our concerns;
    1. The weather (it's either too cold, too hot, too wet, too dry, too windy or too unseasonal)
    2. Civil War
    3. Johnny Foreigner
    4. The World Cup
    5. Food shortages. (Marmite or biscuits)[/b]
    We also have an innate and inherited ability to take the p**s out of ourselves, and actually quite enjoy doing it.
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