[bksvol-discuss] Re: The British Language

yep, and it is also another term for Molassis itself, and was used by 
farmers to "drug" their cows and horses with medication and home remedies. 
I learned courtesy of James Herriot.  smile.


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From: "Cindy" <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx>
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Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: The British Language


No doubt where the adjective  found in books, at least
old novels,  "treacly," used to describe someone who
is overly sweet, comes from

Cindy

> Treacle is another one that I was a bit confused on.
>  Apparently "treacle"
> is a candy made with molasses.
> Which of course would make it really sweet.  And
> again is kind of like
> fudge.
>
> Shelley L. Rhodes and Judson, guiding golden
> juddysbuddy@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> Guide Dogs For the Blind Inc.
> Graduate Advisory Council
> www.guidedogs.com
>
> The vision must be followed by the venture. It is
> not enough to
> stare up the steps - we must step up the stairs.
>
>       -- Vance Havner
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Kellie Hartmann" <hart0421@xxxxxxx>
> To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Saturday, February 05, 2005 11:26 AM
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: The British Language
>
>
> Shelley,
> I don't know what Turkish delight is, and I've never
> seen or eaten anything
> called a divinity either. What is this stuff? <lol>
> Kellie
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