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.
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.
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.
Apart from apples and pears, onions are among the country's major export products.
From September to December, everyone thinks of apples and pears.
Bad weather conditions have reduced the quantity of this year's crop to the level of 2008, with about 70,000 tonnes produced so far, according to trade association English Apples and Pears Ltd.
If you have space, grow dessert and cooking varieties of apples and pears and be adventurous in the kitchen'