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Tim Hall

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Herrings in
« on: August 23, 2020, 08:25:17 pm »
I've just watched The Yangtse Incident, a film portraying the events of, um, The Yangtse Incident. In it the Telegraphist and the CO both have sandwiches described as "herrings in". Presumably herrings in some kind of liquid. But what? Any salty seadogs on here who might know?
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Re: Herrings in
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2020, 12:41:24 am »
My guess would be “oatmeal”.  Or rather, Mr Google's guess.
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Re: Herrings in
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2020, 06:59:54 am »
Brine.
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ElyDave

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Re: Herrings in
« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2020, 07:12:31 am »
Are fresh herrings available in China? If not, I'd assume pickled as well
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Cudzoziemiec

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Re: Herrings in
« Reply #4 on: August 24, 2020, 11:44:59 pm »
Perhaps it means the herrings are in the sandwich rather than additional to it?
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Re: Herrings in
« Reply #5 on: August 25, 2020, 09:02:40 am »