Quotation by Angela Carter

[T]hose wholemeal breads ... look hand-thrown, like studio pottery, and are fine if you have all your teeth. But if not, then not. Perhaps the rise ... of the ... factory-made loaf, which may easily be mumbled to a pap betweeen gums, reflects the sorry state of the nation's dental health.
Angela Carter (1940–1992), British postmodern novelist. repr. Vintage (1992). Expletives Deleted, review of Elizabeth David, English Bread and Yeast Cookery, New Society (1987).
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