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From: "Phil. Warn" <>
Subject: Re: Bunting
Date: Mon, 16 Aug 2004 20:11:13 +0100
Clearly you are in the trade!
"Skimming the Sludge" evokes a very clear picture of what was done!
Did they not use muslin to do this?
I seem to remember something called butter muslin - is that used to
Interestingly I see we get that word from the City of Mosul in Iraq.
At 19:24 16/08/2004, colleen morrison wrote:
>So perhaps the closely woven bunting cloth was used to sieve the unwanted
>residues or whatever out of the plonk - or even to skim the 'sludge' off the
>My grandmother used to make ginger beer from the root of the ginger plant,
>different thing, I know, but that had to be sieved when it had been brewed
>to take out all of the bits of root and, I think, to skim the sludge.
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