Crispy Crispins

Interesting take on tradition. And I especially like the use of the word “yokel” which I learnt not so long ago. 🙂

Jan Edwards

fireHaving just passed Hallowe’en and its various misconceptions – of which I will write another time – we are fast approaching Bonfire Night.  Most folks across the UK will be thinking of the old rhyme. Remember, remember, the fifth of November. Some will even know the full version as repeated in the film V for Vendetta.

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2 thoughts on “Crispy Crispins”

  1. ‘Yokel’ a derivative of the German ‘Jokel’ a rude name for a farmer … and as it is first encountered in the year 1812 no you can’t use it in a story (like ‘The Formidable Mrs Elizabeth Darcy’) set in 1802. It’s ‘bumpkin’ for you, Nelli!

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