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LEGITIMATE CRITICISM

Aged Village Matron (to Sympathising Visitor). "IT'S A 'COOKERY BOOK' AS MRS. PENEWISE, OUR 'DISTRICT LADY,' GIVE ME THIS CHRISTMAS, MISS. I'D A DEAL SOONER A'HAD THE INGRIDDIMENTS, MISS!!"

source: Punch, January 25, 1873