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13-07-2019, 12:15   #46
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Ah so that explains it. The owner of the local chinese take-away just made a spelling mistake.
Do explain that gag, please.
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13-07-2019, 12:29   #47
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Do explain that gag, please.
Catery - storing provisions
Cattery - storing cats
Chinese food = cats, so they say catery but mean cattery
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13-07-2019, 12:38   #48
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Catery - storing provisions
Cattery - storing cats
Chinese food = cats, so they say catery but mean cattery
Chinese food = cats
Please explain this part.
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Chinese food = cats
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https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/cat-chinese-food/
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13-07-2019, 13:20   #50
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Ah, right.
You are continuing the racist stereotype myth.

Hilarious.
And racist.
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I know new words come along all the time and languages evolve but Eatery..... really?!

Wtf was wrong with restaurant or cafe?!

When I look up the origins it says it was first used in 1901 but I've only heard it in the past few years.
We have new ways of eating. A spar is not a restaurant or cafe for example. God bless progress.
But a spar isn't an eatery. So how does an eatery constitute a "new way of eating" different from that of a restaurant? What's the progress?
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