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 Soft.Soft Soap. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Soft Sawder.
 
Flattery, adulation. A play is intended between solder (pronounced sawder) and sawder, a compound of saw (a saying). Soft solder, a composition of tin and lead, is used for soldering zinc, lead, and tin; hard solder for brass, etc. (French, soudure, Latin, soldus.)   1
 


 Soft.Soft Soap. 

 
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