apples and pears


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apples and pears

pl n
rhyming slang Cockney stairs. Often shortened to: apples
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He promised to bring me a pocketful of apples and pears, and then he kissed his children, said good-bye, and set off.
Tasting elves say: Citrussy fizz disappears quite quickly Nella Prosecco (PS8, Marks & Spencer) This has a willowy wave of flowers on the nose, together with apples and pears. It smells nicer than it tastes, said one of my elves, but even so they were pleasantly happy with the wine's peachy aftertaste.
Tasting elves say: Grown up and mature Nella Prosecco (PS8, Marks & Spencer) This has a willowy wave of flowers on the nose, together with apples and pears. It smells nicer than it tastes, said one of my elves, but even so they were pleasantly happy with the wine's peachy aftertaste.
Tasting elves say: Subtle peach undertones Nella Prosecco (PS8, Marks & Spencer) This has a willowy wave of flowers on the nose, together with apples and pears. It smells nicer than it tastes, said one of my elves, but even so they were pleasantly happy with the wine's peachy aftertaste.
Tasting elves say: Grown up and mature (PS8, Marks & Spencer) This has a willowy wave of flowers on the nose, together with apples and pears. It smells nicer than it tastes, said one of my elves, but even so they were pleasantly happy with the wine's peachy aftertaste.
GROWING your own delicious apples and pears is possible even in the tiniest of gardens.
Q: I have had a bumper crop of apples and pears this year and have had a lot of the early harvest pressed into juice.
Use of the technology for keeping an eye on stored apples and pears is still relatively new, and very little research data about its applicability to Anjou has been published.
Booths customers love English apples and pears. The North West food, wine and grocery retailer, recognised for its close relationships with suppliers, claims to sell more English apples and pears pro rata than any other retailer in the UK.