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Quotation by George Orwell
As a rule they will refuse even to sample a foreign dish, they regard such things as garlic and olive oil with disgust, life is unliveable to them unless they have tea and puddings.
George Orwell (1903–1950), British author. repr. in The Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters of George Orwell, vol. 3, eds. Sonia Orwell and Ian Angus (1968). "The English People," (1944).
On the English attitude toward food.
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