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Offline night_wrtr

Re: Ask a Brit/American what this means
« Reply #240 on: January 28, 2016, 09:55:25 PM »
heh.

it's probably the swiss rolls that you're thinking of.  they're all at the bottom of this page:
http://www.littledebbie.com/109.29

and then, there are ho hos, zingers, ding dongs, etc:
http://hostesscakes.com/products

we americans really have no shortage of goo-filled cake things.


PLEASE! let us not forget Zebra Cakes!

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Re: Ask a Brit/American what this means
« Reply #241 on: January 28, 2016, 10:00:15 PM »
PLEASE! let us not forget Zebra Cakes!

i'm sorry.  there just aren't enough like buttons attached to your post.

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Re: Ask a Brit/American what this means
« Reply #242 on: January 28, 2016, 10:23:08 PM »
Allow me to make a correction to the above, because, well, just cuz.
A Tootsie Roll is a form of chocolate taffy.

And let us not forget the awesomeness that is Drakes Cakes:


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Re: Ask a Brit/American what this means
« Reply #243 on: January 28, 2016, 11:04:11 PM »
PLEASE! let us not forget Zebra Cakes!

i'm sorry.  there just aren't enough like buttons attached to your post.

MOAR LIKES FOR THE ZEBRA CAKES!
This is the first post I've hit like on. Of course I like all the others, but can you imagine if we got a post about zebra cakes to the top of the likes rank?
Let's do it!

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Re: Ask a Brit/American what this means
« Reply #244 on: January 29, 2016, 01:19:12 PM »
PLEASE! let us not forget Zebra Cakes!

i'm sorry.  there just aren't enough like buttons attached to your post.

MOAR LIKES FOR THE ZEBRA CAKES!
This is the first post I've hit like on. Of course I like all the others, but can you imagine if we got a post about zebra cakes to the top of the likes rank?
Let's do it!

I would be with you if they were Hostess Cupcakes instead.

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Re: Ask a Brit/American what this means
« Reply #245 on: January 29, 2016, 11:16:45 PM »
I'm surprised Lady Ty hasn't mentioned 'fairy bread'.
I will expand your TBR pile.

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Re: Ask a Brit/American what this means
« Reply #246 on: February 01, 2016, 02:37:57 AM »
@Elfy, it is for you  to sing the praises of Fairy Bread, as was unaware of it until I moved here, but have made it for many birthday parties since and would not dare have left it out. Can't believe it is now on a Sydney Menu. :o




Warning some Extreme language but the article may explain Fairy bread obsession and warn Henry Dale of what to expect ;D

https://munchies.vice.com/articles/australia-we-need-to-talk-about-fairy-bread
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Re: Ask a Brit/American what this means
« Reply #247 on: February 03, 2016, 12:44:51 AM »
You Ozzies are wierd!


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Re: Ask a Brit/American what this means
« Reply #248 on: February 27, 2016, 10:16:36 PM »
I have seen a ton of TV series/sitcoms and movies set in New York over the years, and just wondering, what the hell are the Hamptons?

Now from what I have pieced together is that they are a mystical place by the sea that exists about an hour's drive outside of New York.  However bad the weather is in New York, it is hot and sunny in the Hamptons.  Every New Yorker aspires to have a place in the Hamptons, and anyone who has a place in the Hamptons becomes insanely popular.  Now even though you seem to need to be insanely rich to have a place in the Hamptons, when people go there they act like college students on Spring Break/ Freshers on Fresher week.  Yet despite it clearly being a massive expense to have a place in the Hamtons, people will forget they own a place there most of the year, and only seem to go there maybe once or twice a year.  These houses are magical and don't need any upkeep the rest of the year.  Also in Winter people forget the Hamptons exist.  They seem to drop out of existence. 

Is this about right?
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Re: Ask a Brit/American what this means
« Reply #249 on: February 27, 2016, 10:19:47 PM »
^ ;D
I don't know if it's right either, but that's *exactly* how I think of that place too (only you described it much better than I ever could!)
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Re: Ask a Brit/American what this means
« Reply #250 on: February 27, 2016, 10:47:16 PM »
Would certainly like to hear more about them. Always imagine they are full of mansions and estates like that belonging to Gatsby and with water frontage for yachts. :)
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Re: Ask a Brit/American what this means
« Reply #251 on: February 27, 2016, 11:28:42 PM »
Change, when it comes, will step lightly before it kicks like thunder. (GRMatthews)
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Re: Ask a Brit/American what this means
« Reply #252 on: February 27, 2016, 11:51:19 PM »


So it is LA on the East Coast? How does the weather get transported there? Wizards? Or technology only mega rich Americans have?
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Re: Ask a Brit/American what this means
« Reply #254 on: March 06, 2016, 11:42:05 AM »
I feel I've always known what a sausage roll is (yummy!), but I don't think they have them in Portugal.
*thinks* @Saraband, can you please check?

Edit: oh wait! folhado de salsicha, of course :D
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