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Not His Fault.
A London cabby stood glaring
at another cabby whose vehicle
had gotten in his way.
"Aw, wot's the matter with
yer?" demanded- the aggressive
"Nothinks the matter with me,
yer bloomin' idjuf."
"Yer gave me a nawsty look,"
persisted the other.
"Me? Wull, yer certainly 'ave
a nawsty look, but I didn't give it
to yer, so 'elp me."
When opportunity knocks at
your door responsibility stands
One cupful of sugar; 2 scant
cupfuls of flour, 4 tablespoonfuls
of butter, 2 eggs, I scant tea
spoonful df baking powder, 1 cup
ful of cleaned currants, chopped
fine; nutmeg and cinnamon to
Rub butter and sugar to a
cream; add spices and the eggs
beaten light, then the flour, with
which the baking powder has
been sifted twice; lastly, the chop
ped currants. Roll out with quick,
light strokes, cut into shapes and
bake in a tolerably "brisk oven.
They are better the second day
after baking than on the first.
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