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Poll: Good News chocolates
31 August 2012
9.22am
Joe
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Can I interest anyone in a chocolate?

What's your choice?

  • Crème Tangerine(15% : 2 votes)
  • Montelimar(8% : 1 vote)
  • Ginger Sling(0% : 0 votes)
  • Pineapple Heart(0% : 0 votes)
  • Coffee Dessert(15% : 2 votes)
  • Savoy Truffle(15% : 2 votes)
  • Cherry Cream(0% : 0 votes)
  • Apple Tart(38% : 5 votes)
  • Coconut Fudge(8% : 1 vote)
Total Voters: 13

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31 August 2012
2.17pm
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The coffee ones are horrible. Remember that Revels ad?

Would probably go for the Montelimar as i have no idea what it is.

They all sound pretty horrible in truth.

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31 August 2012
3.28pm
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I don't know if that assortment's available to us across the pond! I could totally do a Clapton and eat 'em all (Ginger Sling aside, maybe) but they'd surely be ruinous to my health (diabetic).

Coffee Dessert for me!

What's the difference between "cream" and "crème" anyways?

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31 August 2012
4.44pm
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Mmmmmmmmmmmm, Coconut Fudge!

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31 August 2012
7.22pm
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Von Bontee said
I don't know if that assortment's available to us across the pond! I could totally do a Clapton and eat 'em all (Ginger Sling aside, maybe) but they'd surely be ruinous to my health (diabetic).

Coffee Dessert for me!

What's the difference between "cream" and "crème" anyways?

''Créme'' is cream in French.

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31 August 2012
7.43pm
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Sure, but what made them use the French spelling? Why is "Cherry Cream" good enough but not "Tangerine Cream"?

(Kinda want to add "...and marmalade skies" after that!)

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31 August 2012
7.48pm
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Von Bontee said
Sure, but what made them use the French spelling? Why is "Cherry Cream" good enough but not "Tangerine Cream"?

Maybe to make it sound a bit more posh/sophisticated? I don´t know.

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31 August 2012
11.07pm
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I copied and pasted the words from a lyrics site. I didn't check the actual spelling of cream/creme. Is it accurate?

I wonder which other chocolates were in a Good News box. It would be nice to think of George working out ways to squeeze them into his lyrics.

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31 August 2012
11.57pm
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Well, he made up some of the names himself, didn't he? "Cocoanut Fudge" and maybe some others.

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1 September 2012
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Crème Tangerine for me please!!!! a-hard-days-night-john-6

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1 September 2012
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Von Bontee said

Well, he made up some of the names himself, didn't he? "Cocoanut Fudge" and maybe some others.

This is all I can find. It's a bit small, but Savoy Truffle and creme tangerine are definitely there. I think it's spelt 'montelimart' too.

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