McLennan was scouring church land with his metal detector in September when he came across a silver spoon.
In fact, very few of the current Supremes were raised with a silver spoon.
He was adopted at the age of one week, yet grew up with a silver spoon in his mouth.
History dealt her both the silver spoon and great tragedy, and she has borne both with becoming grace and, up to a point, modesty.
No congratulations for those who were born with a silver spoon in their mouths and then blame the poor for being poor.
He gave a silver spoon there, one of about forty that lucky infant received from near and far.
No sponsor ever gave the new arrival a mug or a silver spoon.
Klaus Heinrich watched her as she washed out the tea-pot with hot water and put the tea in with a silver spoon.
Some are born with a silver spoon in their mouths, and others with a parritch-stick.
The winner is the cat which first reaches home, and the prize awarded to its owner is sometimes a ham, sometimes a silver spoon.
inherited wealth and accompanying social status and (sometimes) luck