[LMB] Penric's bath

A. Marina Fournier saffronrose at me.com
Fri Apr 8 05:52:56 BST 2016


On Apr 7, 2016, at 5:19 PM, Gwynne Powell <gwynnepowell at hotmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Lois commented that Penric probably had a 'cat's bath', a
> wash of all the available bits. When I was growing up that 
> was called 'A lick and a promise'. (Still on the cat theme).

That's what I've heard it called. In English historical novels, it's what travelers do at a stop--or the end--of a journey. 

A. Marina Fournier
Saffronrose at me.com
You may very well think so, but I couldn't possibly comment.



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