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One of the two brothers who did so much to teach post-war Britain that food could be tasty as well as eaten.*
I'm quite surprised he lasted this long, given that most of their recipes contains two pints of cream and a pound of butter...
* Mind you, that didn't take much: the height of sophistication then was three foot long strands of spaghetti served in a heated chopped tinned tomato (called "spag bol") with "parmesan" that was pre-grated at the factory...
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yes a lot of those items were used, and not to spare the salt.
the secret was to not eat so much, rather a smaller piece of the "main event" and lashings of fresh veggies.
...these days it's a 2 lb steak dolloped with a spoon of bearknees sauce, a pound of deep fried chips and 3 carrot sticks shavings.
(to make it fancy in upmarket establishments for 10 times the price they'll serve a 1 oz steak on an oversized plate, the 'gourmet' (??) fries in a basket and squirt a streak of something unpronounceable over the otherwise vacant real estate. oh, and only 2 carrot shavings but more neatly arranged.)
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1. a deadly or virulent epidemic disease. especially bubonic plague.
2. something that is considered harmful, destructive, or evil. Synonyms: pest, plague, people
I love a challenge, but I hate unsolvable problems. Actually they are not unsolvable, but what company is going to pay me to spend months or years to find the answer.
Unsolvable means I do not have access to the source code and therefor I am left guessing as to what the system call actually does. We are limited to what we can see.
I've set two unsolved ones this week
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