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#112692 - 09/25/03 07:36 PM (not a word post) kettles
dodyskin Offline
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Don't laugh at me (much) but, do you USns have kettles, normally?


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#112693 - 09/25/03 08:42 PM Re: (not a word post) kettles
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Yes, I see them flying overhead fairly often.


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#112694 - 09/25/03 09:46 PM Re: (not a word post) kettles
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I can't say from my own knowledge, obviously, but I've always heard that they don't.

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#112695 - 09/25/03 10:08 PM Re: (not a word post) kettles
Buffalo Shrdlu Offline
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well, I've seen them in the field, usually lying down if it's going to rain...

do you mean kettles like to cook in?

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#112696 - 09/25/03 10:33 PM Re: (not a word post) kettles
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do you mean kettles like to cook in?
Ohhh-hh, that kind...



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#112697 - 09/25/03 11:05 PM Re: (not a word post) kettles
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>do you USns have kettles, normally

normally, it's wot we boils water in, for tea loik.
-norman n. vader


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#112698 - 09/26/03 03:16 AM Re: (not a word post) kettles
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now that I come to think of it, I believe it's electric kettles that are meant to be a rarity over on that side. Something to do with their domestic electricity being a lower voltage? wattage? amperage? Weaker, anyway.

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#112699 - 09/26/03 03:19 AM Re: (not a word post) kettles
dxb Offline
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Yes, I see them flying overhead fairly often. ~ Jackie

Pardon??? I've seen a flying fortress and there is a 'plane we call the flying brick. But a flying kettle?? Is it a type of bird or a new breed of superhero perhaps? And does it have a spout?



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#112700 - 09/26/03 06:40 AM Re: (not a word post) kettles
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Something to do with their domestic electricity being a lower voltage?

Or either more common, one. We have planty of heat sources for bringing the water in the kettle up to boiling temp. A plain old Armstrong kettle can be used on a gas stove, electric stove, wood stove, butane stove, whatever. Having the heat source built into the kettle seems a little redundant to USns.


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#112701 - 09/26/03 07:46 AM pocket belt talk
Alex Williams Offline
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Yes we have kettles here in the U.S. Such as this one http://www.kitchenetc.com/products.cfm?sku=000800524


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