anthracite in sizes ranging from 2.44 to 3.25 inches (8 to 8 cm), intermediate between broken coal and stove coal.
bituminous coal in sizes ranging from 1.5 to 4 inches (4 to 10 cm).
What’s Eggnog?What’s in eggnog? Frothy, creamy eggnog is a festive favorite in England, Canada, and America. This winter drink consists of milk, cream, sugar, whipped egg whites, and egg yolks. There are many versions of the drink, using alcohols like rum, brandy, whiskey, and bourbon. And, it often is flavored with everything from molasses to cinnamon to nutmeg to dried pumpkin. Now, there’s even soynog or nutnog, a version of …
Origin of egg coal
An Americanism dating back to 1850–55
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