Dad's letters on a world journey

Paperback | February 1, 2012

byBert Wilson

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921. Excerpt: ... percolator on instead. Then pour your boiling hot water slowly down through the coffee, and it will drain into the space below. You will, of course, being a close observer, note the coffee foaming as you pour the water down through. That indicates that the water is doing business with the coffee. After you have filled it up, leave it on the gas for a very few moments, and you will note that the water as it boils, shoots up through the tube, and is visible through a little glass top. When that happens the deed is done, and your coffee is ready to serve. The Queen of course should have everything ready, sugar, cups--not those little dinky cups that hold about two spoonfuls, but real coffee cups, and a pitcher of good Jersey cream. Put in a spoonful or two of cream and sugar, pour your coffee steaming hot, and lo, you have the finest drink imaginable. You have never tasted anything that can equal it. I take it that you will of course use some good brand of coffee that has been ground not later than last Thursday, so it will still have the punch left in It Still another thing. Your people throughout the earth serve such old cheese. Cheese every day, but cheese that was cut last week, always last week. I never yet have seen one that was cut today, or even yesterday or the day before. Why do they have to cut it last week? Is it because the King's butler did it that way two hundred or a thousand years ago? Please send an order out through the Prime Minister, or the Committee on TKE Nev Yopk PUBUC LIDUARY ASTOR, LENOX TILDEN FOUNDATIONS International Relations saying that all cheese served under the British flag shall be carved not later than the day before yesterday. While I am on the subject of cheese, would you mind also considering a reform on the place in th...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921. Excerpt: ... percolator on instead. Then pour your boiling hot water slowly down through the coffee, and it will drain into the space below...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:52 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217198953

ISBN - 13:9780217198950

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