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  • n. plural of candy cane


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  • So they dined on breadfruit with butternuts and drank vanilla milkweed pods, with candy canes for dessert.

    The Color of Her Panties

  • Americans in Paris really came together at Christmas and Thanksgiving, trading hard-to-find cranberry sightings and addresses of volaille vendors, and for those who happened to be coming back from the States, filling their suitcases with marshmallows and candy canes and, in one famous instance, a frozen Butterball turkey that Candy de Bethune had thought would defrost over the Atlantic, but which instead leaked all over her sweaters, only to be apprehended and confiscated by the douane.

    Dreaming in French


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