No doubt this is partly the material principle of thrift that, as it can transform funeral bakemeats
into a wedding banquet, can transform male into female.
Now that the bloom is off the New Labor rose and the funeral bakemeats
are cold, there's a chance to look again at What It All Means--as if we ever stopped.
Clearly it puts paid to Eccles's conjecture about Chettle's death: if Chettle was alive on 6 October, funeral bakemeats
would not even have reached the oven three days later.