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Cowslip ball?

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Posted by Alison2 on November 10, 2020 at 03:22:58 user Alison2.

Can anyone explain a scene which puzzles me? In Coot Club when the Teasel is in Beccles, they are watching a man fish for eels with a bait which is a big bunch of worms. Dick (or Dot) asks how it is made, and one of the twins says Its like a cowslip ball. This makes Dot nearly sick. Why?

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