The water is then allowed to cool and, before drinking it, finely chopped parsley or some other herb can be added for flavour. The
‘We praise all the flowers that we fancy
Sip the nectar of fruit ere they’re peeled
Ignoring the common old tater,
When, in fact, he’s King of the Field.
Let us show the old boy we esteem him
Sort of dig him up out of the mud;
Let us show him he shares our affections
And crown him with glory – King Spud.’
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