Jack Ford's peculiar pastime was buying and selling; and he bid fair to follow in the footsteps of his uncle, a country merchant, who sold a little of everything thing and made money fast. Jack had seen the sugar sanded, the molasses watered, the butter mixed with lard, and things of that kind, and labored under the delusion that it was all a proper part of the business.I regret to say that I may have seen the sugar sanded now and again (not recently, of course.)
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Quote of the day: "...the sugar sanded"
From Louisa May Alcott's Little Men: