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    Default Re: butter in mouth

    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    It's definitely a possibility. What would you mean with the idiom- coldness or innocence or both acording to context?
    It has to be coldness, wouldn`t an innocent wish to be initiated - and only if it were the consumption of butter. Adam and Eve (the Innocent) partook of the apple and were condemned...someone here wouldn`t let butter melt in his mouth...and it wasn´t the devil Or is this mere conjecture.

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    It wouldn't melt in the serpent's mouth because he was cold-blooded.

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