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The Clue? This is how the Victorians bought their sugar, in cones like these or blocks which were very hard, so sugar had to be cut off in small pieces when you needed some. To make sugar powdery, like today, you would then have to pound it hard.

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Strange But True

  • list arrowTo stink or not to stink

    It takes 25 trips up and down our 41 stairs to bring the water from the basement water pump to fill the Judge's Bath (we know, we've tried it). Let's hope the judges liked to be stinky - poor maid!


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