Tag Archives: Girl Guides
s’more

s’more

      The word s’more, or smore, used chiefly in the plural, represents a rapid pronunciation of some more. Both s’more and some more seem to have originally been US Girl Scout terms. They denote a dessert or snack consisting of toasted marshmallows and chocolate sandwiched between graham crackers, typically served outdoors, with the […]

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brownie

brownie

  an old Brownie-uniform - photograph: Magpie Club     Girls having “gatecrashed” the first Boy Scout Rally at Crystal Palace, London, in 1909, the Girl Guides Association was formed the following year. It was first led by Agnes Baden-Powell, Robert Baden-Powell’s sister. In 1918, Olave Baden-Powell, Robert’s wife, was appointed Chief Guide. The junior section for girls […]

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