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sorry, forgot, purely English idiom

for sweeties read candy and forget the ambiquity

On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 9:49 AM, David Boyd <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> What might be the connection between TSE and the fairies who spirit away
> shed juvenile teeth and replace them with goodies or currency ?
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> Seem to remember it said that TSE in later years developed a very sweet
> tooth and a passion for sweeties (don't mean Valerie - or anything more
> salacious).
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> regards
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> David
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> On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 3:14 AM, Rickard A. Parker <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
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>> During his Harvard years T.S. Eliot took up boxing under the tutorledge
>> of a man named Sweeney.  But we know that Eliot mainly fought with his
>> demons.  It paid off -- he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature
>> in 1948.
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>> I have a question though.  Did that make Eliot the world's first Nobel
>> prize fighter?
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>> What is a sweet tooth fairy?:
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>> http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/ideas/articles/2010/01/24/sweet_tooth_fairies/
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>> Give me a list of 'em:
>>   http://www.wordnik.com/lists/sweet-tooth-fairy?s=c&d=d&o=-1
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