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Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management by Isabella Beeton
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Sep 18, 11

really liked it
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A Celebrity Deathmatch review. Mrs B vs War and Peace.

Me: They’ve announced the draw for the fight tonight.You’ve got Leo.

Mrs B: Tolstoy? That – that – that –

Me: Vegetarian?

Mrs B: Exactly. That vapid wimpy, let’s not be killing animals, I eat to live Russian borscht swiller. Well, pluck me dead and –

And, yes, saute some shallots gently in butter, add some white wine and –

Mrs B hastily collects herself. Ha. You know he hates the sight of blood. He won’t even turn up at the ring. Who do I get next?



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Paul Bryant "Jane? You could be getting Mrs Beeton next."

"That stuck up cow? Fuck! I'll boil her behind with some shallots! I am the governessator! She'll be staying behind after class! Because she won't be able to walk!! Hah!"


notgettingenough Paul wrote: ""Jane? You could be getting Mrs Beeton next."

"That stuck up cow? Fuck! I'll boil her behind with some shallots! I am the governessator! She'll be staying behind after class! Because she won't be ..."


Mrs B doesn't scare easy, but that Jane...


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