One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘They are definitely not the curers of the disease.’
- ‘Award-winning traditional Scottish bacon curers, this family business has been supplying the country with the best you can put in your breakfast buttie since 1857.’
- ‘On their graves were placed objects indicating their status in life: chairs and cups on the tombs of title holders; baskets of roots and herbs on those of curers; hammers, bellows, and anvils on those of smiths.’
- ‘Fuelled by her favourite tipple, she worked as a rabbit skin curer for fur coats until she was 85.’
- ‘But time is a great curer of ills, and though he today happily says he doesn't regret a word, he is concerned with getting back in touch with his Scottish public.’
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