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Fine Comestibles

Posted by Gary on July 11, 2003

In Reply to: Fine Comestibles posted by R. Berg on July 11, 2003

: : I'm setting up an all Australian gourmet business, and one of my suppliers refers to some of her products as 'Fine Comestibles'. I have never heard the word 'comestibles' before. Have any of you, and what precisely does it mean?

: Yes. Things to eat.

My bet is that your supplier doesn't just sell them either. Pound to a penny she 'purveys' them.

My brother is over in the UK from New Zealand at present. He's off to York today to be a tourist. I warned him to expect shedloads of 'ye olde' culture. 'Peddlers Inne, purveyor of fyne wynes to the gentry since 1492' - that kind of thing.