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I am taught by towels

It’s impressive how educational hand-drying the dishes can be.

Almost without knowing it, one may absorb a range of more or less useful information as the cutlery gets drier and the dishcloth damper.

I am thinking in particular of two literary dish towels that have insinuated themselves into our collection of domestic accouterments. They are headed “A Celebration of the Scots Language.” These informative towels are clearly aimed at me as the Sassenach (or English) half of this house’s

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