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Re: Class and language in the books


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Posted by Peter Ceresole on September 18, 2017 at 02:11:43 user PeterC.

In Reply to: Re: Class and language in the books posted by Peter Hyland on September 18, 2017 at 01:54:45:

I am fairly sure that the expression "high tea" does not occur in the books - I doubt if Susan would know what it was.

I agree- I can't remember "High tea" appearing anywhere in the books. But I think Susan would have known what it was. My upbringing was strictly middle class, and immediately after the war, so in the '40s, I knew what "high tea" was, although in my family, we had "tea" and "supper".


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