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  • Those rich city-folk don't know the first thing about scranlettin' a furrow - never havin' to cletter the dishes with a thorn twig in their lives, and no mistake.

    June 12th, 2009 curufea 2009

  • An 'I doobtna thae rimes wasna even a verse o' an auld ballant, but jist a cletter o 'clinkin' styte

    Warlock o' Glenwarlock George MacDonald 1864


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  • "I mun' cletter the dishes now. Leave me be in peace, Robert Poste's child." -- Adam Lambsbreath

    January 10, 2007

  • To cletter is to clean the dishes by scraping them with a dry stick. Adam is a 90 year old farmhand and this is one of his main indoor activities.

    December 23, 2008