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reesetee commented on the word smopple
Somehow, pyecrust sounds tastier than piecrust.
May 6, 2011
hernesheir commented on the word smopple
I get it!By the way, in Grose's definition piecrust is spelled pyecrust.
Smop the hoople?
john commented on the word smopple
Hm. Seems like it should be related to a hoople.
frogapplause commented on the word smopple
This sounds like another good nickname for John. Good thing I have a list for it!
I'm a little piecrust, short and crisp.
Brittle. Smopple wood, smopple piecrust, i.e. short and crisp. --A Provincial Glossary, 1787. An old provincial term from the north of England.
May 5, 2011