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  • n  a thick soft cake with a porous texture; cooked on a griddle

  • As for Angie, she could be a Conshohocken crumpet, the idiot spawn of two siblings, the ramshackle hovel in which Kates baby is imprisoned.
  • A reclusive bachelor till his death in 1851, he was more a stodgy old crumpet than the philanderer who, several biographers have hinted, fathered five illegitimate children.
  • One of Milken's favorites, an Egg McNothing, consists of a fat-free crumpet with soy cheese, vegetarian Canadian bacon and scrambled egg whites.
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  • What’s a half-cent worth to nonprofits?
    CHIEFTAIN PHOTOS/FILE A cat named Crumpet lays in a container as shelter manager Jenn Barg moves another feline in the cat room at Pueblo Animal Services.
    Oct. 13, 2013 - The Pueblo Chieftain

  • Barbara Windsor in Sunday Mirror
    Barbara says: "Tiana said to me, 'They will all hate me because of what I'm doing with Grant'. But I told her, 'They love him getting crumpet, don't you worry'."
  • Maureen Lipman in Times Online
    Jeffrey Archer was outperformed by his fellow auctioneer, Maureen Lipman, who was standing in for the absent Joanna Lumley: "So there's no thinking-man's crumpet here," said Maureen. "The drinking-man's bagel, that's me."
  • Piers Morgan in Independent
    Morgan says he and Firth have much in common: "He's handsome, courageous, debonair, intelligent, very much the thinking woman's crumpet."

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