The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #39135   Message #775351
Posted By: McGrath of Harlow
01-Sep-02 - 06:47 PM
Thread Name: BS: British-American cultural differences 3
Subject: RE: BS: British-American cultural differences 3
The Dunmow Flitch custom died out - it is said because they couldn't get any couples who qualified. (Young or old.) Though maybe it was more to do with rationing in the war.

Batch loaves turn up in supermarkets these days down South. Or atv least that is what they are called - it means the are soft and not crusty.