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Marchington (Staffordshire)

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Famous for a crumbling short cake. Hence the saying that a man or woman of crusty temper is “as short as Marchington wake-cake.”

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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