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Re: Porridge Drawer
« Reply #27 on: Wednesday 05 August 20 09:12 BST (UK) »
At least her drawers got a cursory wipe noo & again!  ;D

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Re: Porridge Drawer
« Reply #28 on: Wednesday 05 August 20 09:57 BST (UK) »
Im in my 50' now. Born Glasgow and lived a while in East Kilbride.  My grandmother lived near us and I often passed her house on the way to school.  She would cut a slice of porridge out of the drawer in the living-room sideboard, wrap it in a torn off piece of newspaper, hand it to me and I ate it on the way to school. She had a huge pot she used to cook virtually everything she made.  Im fairly sure she just gave the drawer a cursory wipe out when the last piece of porridge was taken, before filling it up again.
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Re: Porridge Drawer
« Reply #29 on: Wednesday 05 August 20 10:23 BST (UK) »
Neither the Loch Ness Monster nor the porridge drawer appear in the Scottish National Dictionary or the vast online DSL.

We all know that one of them is a myth.


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Re: Porridge Drawer
« Reply #30 on: Wednesday 05 August 20 10:41 BST (UK) »
My dad told me that his dad was a ploughman and would go to work with a slice of porridge cut from a drawer full of porridge. If they had any, he would also take some jam to accompany the porridge.

 Often heard my dads sisters mention the drawer with porridge in it.

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