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  • n. Plural form of fruitcake.


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  • So, I wonder how the other fruit in fruitcakes is made.

    Food for Thought

  • The new cakes rested till the following Christmas, while the fruitcakes from the year before were served at my parents 'annual Christmas Eve party.

    What are your Christmas plans?

  • We had twelve large loaves of the best rye bread; a small tub of doughnuts; twelve coffee-cakes, more to be called fruitcakes, and also a quantity of little cakes with seeds, nuts, and fruit in them, -- so pretty to look at and so good to taste.

    Letters of a Woman Homesteader

  • In my mind, we need more people like those you call "fruitcakes" at the games and less of your ilk; you're ruining it for everyone else.

    Sober Second Thoughts: Send in the clowns

  • These people are motivated by race and it is not an acceptable use of a protest vote to vote for the BNP. This is as bad as branding UKIP members as "fruitcakes", if not worse.

    Noises off

  • You left out the word, "fruitcakes" in your penultimate paragraph surely.

    More money than sense?

  • Cameron may consider them 'fruitcakes' etc, but when it comes to policies, their's are on firmer ground than many of his.

    Schools, Schools and More Schools

  • I'm sure your fruitcakes are divine, they just ain't my thang.

    Weekend update

  • She asked me once -- right here on LJ -- if I'd like her to make me a fruitcake and I did more than say how much I loathed fruitcakes, I wrote a horror story about them.

    Weekend update

  • You may dismiss some as fruitcakes or oil company lobbyists, but when Andrew Turnbull, former head of the civil service, reveals that he is of their number, it should alarm us.

    Britain must resist Tea Party thinking | Polly Toynbee


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