supper or dinner, what do you call that meal?

Ray Ott Amcolph at AOL.COM
Mon Dec 11 19:54:03 UTC 2000

With respect to dinner, N Cal ca. 1940's & 50's  eating dinner at noon had
implications of rusticity but even in the sticks it had to be a regular
sit-down meal on real plates to be called dinner:  "Q. Are you going to stay
and have dinner?  A. Don't have time, I'll just grab some lunch".

Ray Ott

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