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Re: [OT] British vs. American English

Terence writes:
> Another interesting thing (at least to me) is the distinction between
> "dinner" and "supper". Does one dine or sup in the evening (I am
> assuming that no one on the list would have "dinner" mid-day!).

Here in the rural upper Midwest "dinner" happens around noon on the farm
and is a large meal.  "Supper" is eaten in the evening.  In the city,
though, "lunch" is a fairly small meal eaten at noon while "dinner"
occurs in the evening.
John Hasler

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