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Re: Class and language in the books


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Posted by Mike Field on October 20, 2017 at 18:38:43 user mikefield.

In Reply to: Re: Class and language in the books posted by Andy on September 15, 2017 at 12:35:06:

" She'd grown up with breakfast, lunch, dinner, supper."

Me too (Melbourne in the 40s), although often dinner was also referred to as tea, the words being essentially used synonymously. If there were guests coming for that meal though it was always referred to as the more formal 'dinner'.


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