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Anselm Lingnau

Message 51857 · 9 Apr 2008 18:35:50 · Fixed-width font · Whole thread

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Jerry Reinstein wrote:

> Just for clarification, generally in France breakfast isn't considered a
> meal

That is quite obvious, since if they thought it was an actual meal they would
presumably set plates. When I was staying with a French family as an exchange
student, the only piece of crockery on the table was what I, being young and
foolish, thought was a cereal bowl, but which was actually the cup for
the »café au lait« (for dunking the croissant).

Anselm
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