The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #64725   Message #1064368
Posted By: Amos
02-Dec-03 - 08:45 AM
Thread Name: BS: Love, Actually...
Subject: RE: BS: Love, Actually...
Actually, it derives from the Celtic word mael'kheidel which refers to the ancient practice of torture practiced on enemies captured in battle, of forcing them to eat creme brulee until they confessed to everything.