The Clerical Churn
Invention, Religious Authority, Nutrition
Reports on William Whewell's invention of a 'Clerical Churn', a machine for making lumps of 'Cambridge butter', each one bearing a 'mitre' stamp. Expects great demand for the machine as clergymen prefer bread 'when buttered with a mitre'.
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