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  • n. Plural form of crumpet.


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  • Like us english- apparently we walk around with tophats and live off tea and crumpets, which is clearly not entirely true.

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  • "crumpets," insulting American voters by claiming Americans vote according to beauty, because: "An attractive woman with a glib demeanor and a telegenic smile almost can't be too crazy."

    David Horowitz Freedom Center

  • At the East Harlem public school for girls the students were fed tea and crumpets, true to the spirit of educating girls differently from the boys.

    Michael Meyers: Schooling Blacks in Segregationist Thinking

  • The food, too, feels like home—if home is where you find heavenly, warm crumpets served with butter and lemon curd $7.

    City Hub for Pub Grub

  • Meats are a specialty, which makes the English breakfast ($15) a high-quality choice: eggs your way with sausage, black pudding and bacon, plus double-baked hash browns (so good they rival the crumpets for indulgence).

    City Hub for Pub Grub

  • I like pretending to be annoyed that it rains at weekends, when in fact I am euphoric at the chance to sit in bed and eat crumpets.

    End of an era

  • Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal Pennsylvania trout is served with poached eggs upon a pair of miniature crumpets.

    Lunch at the Grocery

  • We particularly enjoyed the chapters reserved for a rustic teatime (cast-iron crumpets and clotted cream, anyone?) and desserts (see "The Seven Wonders of the S'more").

    Bits & Bites: News You Can Eat

  • Cameron singing: "She nearly swooned at his macaroon, and said: 'If you treat me right, you'll have hot rolls every morning – and crumpets every night'."

    David Cameron quotes Benny Hill song, but it's not the PM's greatest hit

  • Best Use Very creamy and smooth, it's ideal spread on easily breakable saltine crackers, delicate crumpets or thin, crisp toast.

    Plusher Pats

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