The Oxford English Dictionary classifies ‘pie’, the food, as ‘A baked dish of fruits, meat, fish, or vegetables, covered with pastry (or a similar substance)’. But what about fish pie or cottage pie where there is no pastry, instead, there is a lovely layer of mashed potato. Then, there’s the old use of the word … More What, Actually, Is Pie??
So, the prompt for today’s post is ‘Label’. Don’t judge me, but I actually thought of a scene from Doctor Who which connects with this debate. It is the scene in the episode ‘Doomsday’ (series 2) with the cybermen: ‘Cybermen will remove fear […] sex and class and colour and creed. You will become identical.’ … More Labels: Good or Bad?
Debate time! How do you pronounce *scone*- as A) ‘scon’ or B) ‘scoan’. I purposely didn’t write ‘Scon or Scone’ as the title because it suggests that ‘scone’ is the correct way to say it. When I was a child, I always used to pronounce it as option A. However, no surprise, a classroom debate … More Scone or Scone?
Here is another question: Socks on in bed, or off? This thought occurred to me when one of my friends ended up going to bed for a nap but with her daytime clothes on; jeans, socks etc and I remember thinking, how, how is that comfortable?! as I became deeply upset with that neglect of … More Socks in Bed Debate?
Milk or water first? As a British citizen, tea (with milk and 1 sugar!) is life. An exaggeration? I would like to see my American friend survive without their morning coffee, and then they can criticize my addiction to my morning and afternoon cups of tea! 😉 Anyway, as said at the start, the main … More Tea Debate?