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 Scone (pron. Skoon).Scornful Dogs will eat dirty Puddings. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Score.
 
A reckoning; to make a reckoning; so called from the custom of marking off “runs” or “lengths,” in games by the score feet. (See NURR, SPELL, TALLY.)   1
 


 Scone (pron. Skoon).Scornful Dogs will eat dirty Puddings. 

 
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