2587Re: quiche, silverware
- Oct 2, 2000--- In Czechlist@egroups.com, JPKIRCHNER@a... wrote:
> In a message dated 10/2/00 11:12:06 AM, lindsaylockyer@h... writes:
> >If you wanted to buy a box of knives, forks, spoons etc it would
> >called a set of cutlery, not "cutlery with forks and spoons thrownin".
> > My dictionary says "knives, forks and spoons for domestic use".and when
> In normal usage, I always understood cutlery to be cutting utensils
> combined with forks, spoons and other implements it is usuallycalled
> "tableware". I insist that this is normal US usage. Of course,there is
> also "flatware".To make it more topic and interesting, in my EU document, there was
an item called
"Cutlery, flatware, and silverware".
Very interesting discussion, indeed, guys (and girls?).
PS Another Q. - does "guys" include "girls", too (as I assume), or,
in order to be PC (politically correct), one has to say "guys and
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