„I have never eaten a boiled egg, but I have had a soldier or two.“

Eating For England, Fourth Estate Ltd, ISBN 0-00-719946-5, October 2007)("Soldiers" can refer to slices of toast cut into long thin strips for dipping into a boiled egg.)

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