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Graveyard Stew

A Charlottesville, Virginia, caller says that when she was a child and recovering from an illness, her mother fed her a kind of milk toast she called graveyard stew. Is that strange name unique to her family? This is part of a complete episode.

nimbleton

nimbleton  n.— «So let’s raise a glass to big funds with a toast of sincere best wishes for their success . . . of course, I’ll be explicit about my ulterior motive: keeping the small fund space the preserve of the nimbletons. If big...

toast rack

toast rack  n.— «The company yesterday pleaded guilty in the Balclutha District Court to failing to take all practicable steps to ensure Stewart Leslie Michie was not exposed to hazards arising from the storage of pre-fabricated concrete...

burnt toast event

burnt toast event  n.— «A lot of it…is what we call “burnt toast” events. They’re like a near miss; you have no idea at the time how serious it is—or could have been. Sometimes it’s minor, other times maintenance teams...