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 n.— «There is nothing very distinctive about the sonker itself—it may be made with either flour or breadcrumbs—except for this: The filling is whatever’s handy at the time.» —“What makes sonker a sonker after being songle or sonkle?” by James J. Kilpatrick in Mount Airy, N.C. Chicago Sun-Times Sept. 6, 1987. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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