[DWJ] Sorry sorry sorry!!!

Jon Noble jon_p_noble at yahoo.com
Wed Feb 15 15:40:21 EST 2006


I've seen Girl Guide Biscuits for sale in NSW.
possibly in a stall outside a supermarket in the GG
version of bob-a-job week.

Jon

--- Judith Ridge <Judith.Ridge at det.nsw.edu.au> wrote:

> 
> 
> 
> On 14/2/06 9:32 PM, "Emma Comerford"
> <emmaco at tpg.com.au> wrote:
> 
> > At 11:08 AM 14/02/2006, Juliette Curtis wrote:
> >> I'm amazed that you didn't mention lammingtons!
> >> Juliette from Perth, Oz
> >> 
> >>> 
> >>> As for an Aussie equivalent to girls scout
> cookies, there isn't one,
> >>> although schools and clubs like scouts and
> guides sell boxes of chocolates
> >>> for fundraising
> >>> 
> > 
> > I must respectfully disagree here, as I trudged
> around selling girl guide
> > biscuits as a brownie, and recently bought a box
> of the same type of
> > biscuits (15 years later!) from a guide stall at
> the shops. They're sort of
> > sugary butter bookies with the guide logo on top.
> Maybe it's a Queensland
> > thing?
> > 
> > Emma from Brisbane :)
> > 
> 
> 
> Really? I stand corrected. Maybe it's a Girl Guide
> thing, rather than a
> Brisbane thing‹I've had no association with Guides
> and I've never come
> across the biscuits (I do hope they were called
> biscuits!).
> 
> Judith, who still wonders if it's true that Brownies
> had to wear brown
> knickers.
> 
> 
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