TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «A PIECE OF CRUMPET»
The term «a piece of crumpet» is normally little used and occupies the 143.595
position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «A PIECE OF CRUMPET»
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in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to a piece of crumpet
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The Progress of a
And there's not a piece of crumpet in the case, he thought, I dare say there's not a
piece of crumpet in this whole dead-and-alive city. He twisted the paper round
the platen and began to type. Joe Pickett. Age 45. Works as jobbing gardener at ...
Americanisms, Briticisms, Canadianisms and ...
L. Waller. crumpet Br.col.1. woman considered as sexual object (considered
extremely offensive to women): I saw a piece of crumpet dancing across the
parapet. J.P. Donleavy. 2. a man or men considered solely fromthe point of view
She swallowed a piece of crumpet, and then added: "It's the unexpected that
happens. She's going to get a present. And from me!” A chill of apprehension fell
on the company. Mr. Fennel, feeling it, observed: "There's nothing so pleasant, ...
Sugar and Spice... Exploring Food and Drink Idioms in English
Laura Pinnavaia. JAM TOMORROW (something promised that never happens),
MILK OF HUMAN KINDNESS (care and compassion), MUTTON DRESSED AS
LAMB (older woman dressed as a younger one), PIE IN THE SKY (plan/hope that
The owlet of
Owlstone Edge, by the author of
... what have you been doing all day ? have you been taking some of my duties
off my hands ?" " I am sorry to say that I couldn't get out as soon as I wished, Mr. B
.," replied the lady, putting a sausage and a piece of crumpet on her plate, "for I ...
Francis Edward Paget, 1856
The owlet of
Owlstone Edge: his travels, his experience, and ...
... "what have you been doing all day ? have you been taking some of my duties
off my hands 1" " I am sorry to say that I couldn't get out as soon as I wished, Mr. B
.," replied the lady, putting a sausage and a piece of crumpet on her plate, " for I ...
Francis Edward Paget, 1858
“Because this assistant baker has got a piece of crumpet waiting for him on the
dock side. Last time we docked without tugs and we were more than two hours
late getting alongside. With my luck it'll probably take even longer in this filthy ...
Francis Young, Kerr, Francis Kerr Young, 2006
I could only guess that he probably had his leg across a piece of crumpet on his
previous trip. Them engineers had certain liberties that we ratings could only
dream of. Anyway A17 fan room was but a few steps aft from that particular pantry
Well, getting a piece of crumpet on the side is one thing. But not John. He's the
honest type. He offers Angelina the Castillo, asks for a divorce. She goes crazy.
Cuts those Lupe fingers off. Takes an overdose of pills. John finds her just in time
Ian Dury: Sex & Drugs & Rock 'N' Roll
... I ached for a piece of crumpet.
NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «A PIECE OF CRUMPET»
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Review: Comedy Gala
But possibly the best of the UKsquad was Carl Donnelly whose anecdote about a life-threatening encounter with a piece of crumpet - the ... «New Zealand Herald, Apr 14»