Say that a few times quickly, then re-light the candle and read on.
‘Twas the diet with which I find fault,
That started the kitchen revolt.
One bite, and he muttered;
‘This toast isn’t buttered
And who eats their eggs without salt!?’
For more stories of Willow Pattern plates and tasteless breakfasts, see Magpie Tales. For decent egg recipes, see Tess's blog.