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Old 23 March 2016, 07:59 PM
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Originally Posted by thorny locust View Post
We do like to eat well!

possibly in part due to historical -- and in some cases still living -- memories of deprivation. That I suspect is also where the "Eat, eat!" social impulse comes from: eat while you've got the chance; today, at least, there's plenty of food, but who knows about tomorrow?

-- Many of the traditional foods are things that used to be cheap; though often, the world having shifted, they aren't any longer (lox, especially, comes to mind here.)
"They tried to kill us, they failed, let's eat!"
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