puff-puff


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puff-puff

n
(Railways) Brit a children's name for a steam locomotive or railway train
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"Yam is full of nutrients and a good source of energy So we have it for suhour instead," explained Nabilat as she served us a dough-based snack called puff-puff, jolloff rice (rice cooked in a spicy blend of tomatoes, onions and blended peppers) and gizdodo which is essentially aromatic stewed chicken gizzard and plantains infused with herbs and bell-peppers
Rather than use plastic boxes usually used to sell puff-puff on the roads, a better material could be used like ceramics or something stronger that would reduce the risk of ballot-box snatching.
"Drugs," I blurted out, "It's a drug thingy--you know, to uh ..." I looked to Cody for help, but his face was blank, "to smoke them, I guess." I recovered with a roguish smile, and pantomimed a little puff-puff.
"It's just as easy to say 'train' as to say 'puff-puff.'"
I shall always remember the sound of engine whistles and the hissing of steam followed by the slow 'puff-puff' of trains leaving the station.
As we all know, bread like puff-puff, sausage rolls, chinchin, mince pies and others have become favourite of people of this country which are taken as food or refreshment either at home or in offices.