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How about a croissant-style pastry, with a honeyed centre, served
slightly warmed on a delicate saucer and accompanied by a hot cup
of the finest strong tea, to hand to the nearest, crossest-looking
aunt in the room at family gatherings?
They could come in packs of three, in case said aunt has
husband in tow, so that she doesnt have to be made more cross by
having to sacrifice her single pastry to his ever-growing belly.
(The third one could be for the cat to lick and then disdainfully
Cross aunts everywhere would be smiling.
And more uncles would be happier, too.
Because the aunts would not be so cross, and the uncles would get
their carbs, the old carbuncles.
||What do you get if you cross an aunt with a pastry ?
||Theodor Adorno had some batty English aunts, of the kind
immortalised by P G Wodehouse and occasionally reanimated by
[MaxwellBuchanan]. Those might hunt in packs of three, though I
think two are more usual.
||yawn...all the crossaunts are gawn....nap time i guess
||"[Edie] sleeps with the fishes tonight ... "