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David Walddon david at vastrepast.com
Tue Feb 9 15:18:29 PST 2010

I miss it from my childhood in Canada!
I will have to ask Mum to bring some down next time she leaves the Great
White North. 

On 2/9/10 2:55 PM, "Antonia Calvo" <dama.antonia at gmail.com> wrote:

> lilinah at earthlink.net wrote:
>>> As a matter of curiosity, when Americans say 'oatmeal' do they mean
>>> porridge? This is the impression I have. For me, raised in England, and
>>> living most of my adult life in Australia, oatmeal is the finely ground
>>> stuff, and porridge is a breakfast cereal made with rolled oats.
>> Us Merkins don't eat no stinkin' "porridge"! (joke, joke)
>> We eat hot cereal!
>> Oatmeal is
>> 1.) the substance from which a hot cereal is made, nearly always
>> rolled oats
>> and
>> 2.) the hot cereal made from this substance.
> In Canada we called a variety of things porridge or hot cereal-- cooked
> rolled oats, Cream of Wheat (yum!), Red River Cereal, etc.

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