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Old 06.04.2011, 16:44
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But Mirfield, our Nil is 8 1/2 months pregnant - give her a break hey!
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Old 06.04.2011, 17:12
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Old 06.04.2011, 17:13
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I recommend a spicy Adana Kebab for dinner -that should do the trick
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Old 06.04.2011, 17:22
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I recommend a spicy Adana Kebab for dinner -that should do the trick
I wish! I am spicy immuned...

I am wondering what could be the faux pas about eating a doner... maybe to not finish it?
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Old 06.04.2011, 17:23
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I wish! I am spicy immuned...

I am wondering what could be the faux pas about eating a doner... maybe to not finish it?
Maybe getting the hiccups when you eat the small chilis ?
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I have to say that, waaaaay beyond even the worst possible faux pas during dinner, the Number#2 Criminal in the Weejeem Catalogue of Criminal Dining Offences is the (vegetarian/vegan/fructarian/non-beef/non-pork/lactose-intolerant/gluten-free/meatatarian/...)* who waits until 5 nanoseconds before dinner is about to be announced and only then asks, with a "butter wouldn't met in their mouth" straight face, the 'question' ...
"You did remember that I'm (vegetarian/vegan/fructarian/non-beef/non-pork/lactose-intolerant/gluten-free/meatatarian/...)*, didn't you?"

...whilst knowing full well that this is the first time they've ever bl***dy mentioned it.



But the Number#1 Criminals in the catalogue are the ones who pull this stunt, and then still expect to get fed!!!



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Old 06.04.2011, 20:25
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I have to say that, waaaaay beyond even the worst possible faux pas during dinner, the Number#2 Criminal in the Weejeem Catalogue of Criminal Dining Offences is the (vegetarian/vegan/fructarian/non-beef/non-pork/lactose-intolerant/gluten-free/meatatarian/...)* who waits until 5 nanoseconds before dinner is about to be announced and only then asks, with a "butter wouldn't met in their mouth" straight face, the 'question' ...
"You did remember that I'm (vegetarian/vegan/fructarian/non-beef/non-pork/lactose-intolerant/gluten-free/meatatarian/...)*, didn't you?"

...whilst knowing full well that this is the first time they've ever bl***dy mentioned it.



But the Number#1 Criminals in the catalogue are the ones who pull this stunt, and then still expect to get fed!!!



*Delete/insert effing awkward dietary traits/fads/fashions as required.
One of my favourite movie quotes...."He don't eat no meat. Ok, I make lamb."
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Old 06.04.2011, 20:29
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One of my favourite movie quotes...."He don't eat no meat. Ok, I make lamb."
Mine too!!!!!
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Re: Dining faux pas

while dining out in Basel with a friend, I was done with the course in front of me, and didn't want any more. As my grandmother, who was very much adept in table manners and etiquette, taught me, I moved the plate to the side to indicate that it could be removed.

My friend yelled at me and told me that I was being rude by moving my plate because it suggests that I am rushing the wait staff.
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while dining out in Basel with a friend, I was done with the course in front of me, and didn't want any more. As my grandmother, who was very much adept in table manners and etiquette, taught me, I moved the plate to the side to indicate that it could be removed.

My friend yelled at me and told me that I was being rude by moving my plate because it suggests that I am rushing the wait staff.
Did you suggest to her that yelling in a restaurant might disturb (or deafen) the surrounding diners?
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My friend yelled at me and told me that I was being rude by moving my plate because it suggests that I am rushing the wait staff.
The trick is in the name. Wait staff, they wait on you. No such thing as rushing them.
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Old 07.04.2011, 08:35
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Another Yorkshire tip; you order for her. She gets what she gets given. She's lucky to be there and not at home with the lights and fire turned off.
You make it sound like you actually bother to take your missus out for dinner. The last menu I looked at was for the local kebab house

and the lights and heating were off
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You make it sound like you actually bother to take your missus out for dinner. The last menu I looked at was for the local kebab house

and the lights and heating were off
Poor darling- hit him over the head with the frying pan.
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Old 07.04.2011, 08:38
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You make it sound like you actually bother to take your missus out for dinner. The last menu I looked at was for the local kebab house

and the lights and heating were off
You should stop going out with a kebab house owner then!
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Old 07.04.2011, 09:01
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I know.... I am thinking about what I missed.... I should have gone for the real thing! Lucky girl!
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Old 07.04.2011, 09:24
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Re: Dining faux pas

My first experience with one of those ladies no-price menus:

My then boyfriend took me for a slap up meal to celebrate my 18th. I took one look at the menu and called for the waiter to tell him that there was a printing error because it didnt include prices, and to get me a new one.

/facepalm

till today, I feel incredibly nervous when I get one of those and get extra stressed even though I know my other half is paying. I am such a curious cat and hate the idea of not knowing!
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