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    Difference between Old Europe and New Europe: their regard for the Holy Butter Cookie

    Well, it's true.

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    what is a butter cookie - is it like shortbread?
    before criticizing someone, walk a mile in their shoes.................... then when you do criticize them, you're a mile away and you have their shoes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dave angel
    what is a butter cookie - is it like shortbread?
    And therein lies the whole crux of the matter. Same recipe, but Americans bake them ROUND and call them butter cookies, whilst Europeans bake them RECTANGULAR and call them shortbread.
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    Well, the Americans don't like to be shortchanged and so shortbread is butter cookie?

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    in that case - to answer Bluesmans slightly bizaare and worrying question: i would crawl over the decomposing body of my own mother-in-law to eat shortbread.

    anyone know a decent trickcyclist, i think he's really losing it...
    before criticizing someone, walk a mile in their shoes.................... then when you do criticize them, you're a mile away and you have their shoes.

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    Why can't we have both, butter cookies and shortbread!

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    Bluesman, you haven't been fooling around with a Girl Scout Leader lately have you?

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    You can have a buttered cookie and a shortbread.

    It means the same thing.

    Like colour and color.

    But then the language is of the British!

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    I know Ray

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    He who knows and knows that he knows is a wise man.

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    And this must be the difference between Europe and the United States...
    Too many butter cookies I think
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    Leave it to Tophatter to crash the party.

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    All of sudden I'm thrilled to be living in Europe

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    Quote Originally Posted by Neo
    All of sudden I'm thrilled to be living in Europe
    Never judge a book by it's cover sweetie.

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    difference between an old butter cookie and a new butter cookie? HA. there are no old butter cookies

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