English muffins = glazed buns
Sallie.Lemons at MSDW.COM
Fri Jan 12 17:07:43 UTC 2001
I'm so glad we speak the same language. :)
James Smith wrote:
> > This reminds me of a similar conversation I had in
> > England, at a pastry
> > shop. I asked what certain familiar looking items
> > were called, to be informed
> > that they were "glazed buns." "Interesting," I
> > replied; in the US we call
> > them "English muffins." "Really," came the cool
> > reply, "How odd. Since
> > they REALLY ARE glazed buns." --Ed White
> During an extended stay in England, the hotel where my
> brother-in-law stayed asked if there was anything he
> wanted regularly for breakfast. His request for
> English muffins was met with confused looks. They
> finally understood he meant crumpets, and thought it
> novel that he wanted a tea pastry for breakfast.
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