How to Boil Water

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“Here, Miss,” I says, “what d’ye call this?” “Soup, Sir,” she says. “Soup? Soup? Well, blast me then!” I says, polite-like. “Is this what I’ve been sailin’ on for the past fifty years?”

The Peppery Sayings of an Old Salt, HENRY TREWELYAN, 1869