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19840630The word liquorice, licorice lik a-ris n. a papilionaceous plant from the Mediterranean. Asia and Pontefract.

Contemporary usage investigated by Andy Price Producer ANGELA HIND

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19840930liquorice, licorice, lik a-ris, n. A papilionaceous plant of the Mediterranean; Asia and Pontefract. Root used in manufacture of cosmetics, bread, cigarettes, mushrooms, insulating board, fire extinguishers - and sweeties. Cures: ulcers; bad breath; (poss) herpes. (Can be addictive)

Contemporary usage investigated by: Andy Price

Producer ANGELA HIND (Revised repeat)

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