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hot will grow cold, if greedy will wait expression or saying

If you had patience then your mouth would not be burning right now


A truly Victorian moral admonishment!

Collected by

Granny C – 1930s?
Margaret Collard – mother of Evelyn


The single most irritating thing you will hear while trying to contain lava in your mouth

Submitted: 12/03/2021 by Joy ● Last updated: 04/03/2022 00:19 by Mark

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