Monthly Archives: May 2008

Outen the light!

There’s a Yorkism for you – “Outen the light!” It means, not surprisingly to turn out the light, and if you’ve read my thoughts on other Yorkisms like been and butter bread and whatfer, you’ll know that I think we … Continue reading

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From the comments: More on redding up

Got a recent comment from a reader named Paul, who shed some light on “redd up,” one of my favorite Yorkisms. (Check out more Yorkisms here.) Original post here: “Let’s redd up the blog” And a post detailing another response … Continue reading

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Yummy – cracker candy

Courtesy of intrepid reader Jo, I recently went on a quest to find out more about “cracker candy.” This led me to another intrepid woman in my life, my mother, who normally can turn up any recipe but who wasn’t … Continue reading

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Work is … YDR?

A few weeks ago, we went to the spring “Curriculum Fair” at my daughter’s school. Among other things, we got to see their group poster projects on “Our Community.” They learned that a community is a place where you live, … Continue reading

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A night at the Revs game

In what appears to be a rarity this season, the Revs won during a recent game that I went to with my daughter and husband. It was Buck-A-Book night, which meant that my junior voracious reader got to go on … Continue reading

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