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I just don't know what to do with myself

Edgy DC
Oct 03 2005 06:22 PM

Sure I could read a book, improve the house, serve the public, get in shape, improve my ghastly music.

All these things have their place. But this is Met time.

Centerfield
Oct 03 2005 06:28 PM

Worst night of the year.

metirish
Oct 03 2005 08:00 PM

Yeah it sucked when the Mets were just not playing on Mondays, but this is hard, I did find a good show about the Holy Land on History International,still I'd rather be gearing up for Pedro start tomorrow.

cooby
Oct 03 2005 08:08 PM

It hit me while we were eating supper

metirish
Oct 03 2005 08:16 PM

Why am I surprised you used the term "supper"?, I honestly don't think my American friends or the ones i work with use it ,I'll have to ask.I'm just curious because the term supper is used in Ireland and Britain.

cooby
Oct 03 2005 08:19 PM

Don't your American friends eat an evening meal? :)


No, just kidding. I was talking to a friend from NYC on the phone once and said something about eating supper and you should have heard him snerk.

I think it's a rural thing.

TheOldMole
Oct 03 2005 08:32 PM

It is a rural thing. On a farm, the big meal -- dinner -- is the midday meal, and they have a smaller one -- supper -- in the evening.

But that doesn't bring the Mets back. Until pitchers and catchers.

martin
Oct 03 2005 08:37 PM

supper is used is all over the place in the south. my family from south carolina says supper every time. i live in jersey now so i forget to say it. but i should try to remember and use it, because it is a nice word.

oh, and for entertainment, footballl isnt so bad. i might even go to a hockey game or two. of course doing these things will make me feel like a lifeless shell of a person, but what can i do besides cry myself to sleep.

Edgy DC
Oct 03 2005 08:45 PM

Don't even try and offer me football. I'm not buying.

Absent baseball tonight, I picked a fight with my girlfriend. Going to be a long winter for her.

TheOldMole
Oct 03 2005 08:47 PM

Edgy - big mistake.

cooby
Oct 03 2005 09:04 PM

="TheOldMole"]It is a rural thing. On a farm, the big meal -- dinner -- is the midday meal, and they have a smaller one -- supper -- in the evening.

But that doesn't bring the Mets back. Until pitchers and catchers.



Well, I'm not exactly a farm girl...

TheOldMole
Oct 03 2005 11:44 PM

But that's the source of the rural roots of "supper." It may be also something of a class thing -- "supper" a working class meal around a kitchen table, "dinner" served more formally in a dining room.

Edgy DC
Oct 04 2005 05:50 AM

Nasty little hijack going on.

cooby
Oct 04 2005 06:10 AM

Not really. After all, we don't know what else to do with ourselves.

Edgy DC
Oct 04 2005 06:17 AM

I decided to fill my evening by dining.

Or supping, I'm not sure.

86-Dreamer
Oct 04 2005 06:19 AM

it really hit me this morning when i found myself mildly interested in the Knicks. Yuck.

Willets Point
Oct 04 2005 09:03 AM

I use supper all the time, inherited from my Bronx-born-and-raised mother who is decidely urban. Supper is an evening meal on any typical day. Dinner is a more formal meal, usually evening, sometimes during the day (ex: Thanksgiving & Christmas) or when you dine out at a restaurant with table service.

sharpie
Oct 04 2005 09:21 AM

I use them interchangably.

Benjamin Grimm
Oct 04 2005 09:32 AM

Like "folks", "supper" isn't in my working vocabulary.

cooby
Oct 04 2005 09:39 AM



"The Last Dinner" doesn't sound right

Benjamin Grimm
Oct 04 2005 09:41 AM

I call it "The Last Brunch." (That was Leonardo's original title, I think.)

cooby
Oct 04 2005 09:42 AM

No, brunch would be on Easter Sunday morning. This was Thursday night.

Benjamin Grimm
Oct 04 2005 09:45 AM

They did things differently then. If you closely examine the painting, you'd see that they were eating Belgian waffles.

Edgy DC
Oct 04 2005 09:48 AM

I'm not sure waffles would fly for a sabbath meal.

Benjamin Grimm
Oct 04 2005 09:49 AM

I've never seen waffles fly at any meal. I've seen books fly off the shelves. I've seen a dragon fly and a horse fly. I've even seen a house fly. But I've done seen 'bout everything when I see a waffle fly.

cooby
Oct 04 2005 09:51 AM

Sometimes they fall out of the freezer onto my foot. I don't know if I would really call that flying though...


It's pretty funny though, because when it happens to my husband, it makes him swear

Elster88
Oct 04 2005 09:52 AM

Toast can fly. Just ask Willets.

cooby
Oct 04 2005 10:24 AM

Eggos would probably work like toast

Willets Point
Oct 04 2005 10:41 AM

GIS for "flying waffle":

Edgy DC
Oct 04 2005 10:42 AM

Point
Being
Lost.

cooby
Oct 04 2005 10:45 AM

Well Edgy, if you want to go make home improvements that's fine, we can talk about flying toasted food. The point is, we have nothing to do.

Right now, I am doing a New Testament find a word

Willets Point
Oct 04 2005 10:48 AM

Are you looking for "brunch" or "waffles"?

cooby
Oct 04 2005 10:49 AM

No, Corinthians, Jude, and Romans.

Neat how it all ties together though, isn't it? And it was just laying here

Rockin' Doc
Oct 04 2005 05:06 PM

Jude probably follows Hey.