Not a shred of guilt about my marmalade-on-beans habit | Brief letters

There’s nothing wrong with orange juice on your breakfast cereal, Keith Hibbert (Letters, 12 May): I used to do it and no disgust was ever expressed. However, marmalade with baked beans or with cheddar in a sandwich provoked some protest. But they’re lovely.
Jonathan Hauxwell
Crosshills, North Yorkshire

My grandfather’s favourite sandwich was a Royal Scot biscuit, covered in brown sauce, placed between two pieces of unbuttered stale bread. He called it “Sunday dinner in the trenches”.
Gordon Edgar
Buxton, Derbyshire

I don’t know about spoons for cod liver oil (Letters, 12 May), but I do remember an excellent piece of advice: “give them their cod liver oil when they are in the bath”. This meant that spills and splutters did not result in stained and smelly clothes to be washed.
Susan Turner
Cheadle, Greater Manchester

“Who is Davy Jones?” Rebekah Vardy asks (‘Wagatha Christie’ trial: Rebekah Vardy accused of throwing friend ‘under bus’, 12 May). He was the lead singer of The Monkees. Do keep up!
Toby Wood

Graham Russell’s letter (11 May) reminded me that one of the finest sights on the canal is turbo-charged ducklings surfing the waves in the wake of my boat overtaking them.
Ian Grieve
Gordon Bennett, Llangollen Canal

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