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 Post subject: Parching.
PostPosted: Sat Jan 31, 2009 12:46 pm 
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Now a defunct term for long slow boiling of foodstuff.


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 Post subject: Re: Parching.
PostPosted: Sat Jan 31, 2009 3:10 pm 
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I've heard of feeling parched, when thirsty, but not parching.

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 Post subject: Re: Parching.
PostPosted: Sat Jan 31, 2009 5:50 pm 
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Me too, but it seems obvious now where it may come from.

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 Post subject: Re: Parching.
PostPosted: Mon Feb 02, 2009 2:14 pm 
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Sounds like how my mum does the sprouts at Christmas - starting some time Christmas Eve!

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