some word questions

Charles Butler hannibal at thegates.fsbusiness.co.uk
Fri Aug 20 12:27:26 EDT 2004


> 2.  soldiers.  I have noticed several times in the
> more recent Terry Pratchett novels a mention of
> 'soldiers' as something one makes out of toasted
> bread and butter.  Maybe?  What are these soldiers
> of which he writes?

Can't help with pikies, but soldiers are when you cut a piece of toast into
strips (of a width suitable, say, for dipping into a boiled egg. Mmm, might
go and do that now....)

Charlie

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