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Debi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-26-05 03:00 PM
Response to Reply #9
14. The 'correct' way of doing that
(If you want to make Emily Post and Ms. Manners happy) is to accidentally drop a piece of bread or roll on to the plate and in picking up the dropped piece also sponge up the sauce/soup. That is considered okay.
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  -Is it rude to lick plates, bowls, whatever? redqueen  Apr-26-05 02:34 PM   #0 
  - I do it at home...  purr   Apr-26-05 02:36 PM   #1 
  - not rude at all  arcane1   Apr-26-05 02:37 PM   #2 
  - It depends. Do you lick only your plates or others? Do you wait until  ohiosmith   Apr-26-05 02:38 PM   #3 
  - haha no! Just mine.  redqueen   Apr-26-05 02:39 PM   #5 
  - Not if it's Ice cream  miss_kitty   Apr-26-05 02:38 PM   #4 
  - i do this all the time, just not in public!  genevat   Apr-26-05 02:41 PM   #6 
  - It's okay so long as you are  in search of sanity   Apr-26-05 02:44 PM   #7 
  - I scrape the side of the bowl with my finger and the lick my finger off  Debi   Apr-26-05 02:45 PM   #8 
  - I do that sometimes...  redqueen   Apr-26-05 02:53 PM   #10 
     - Thank goodness you continued to explain  Debi   Apr-26-05 02:58 PM   #13 
  - My mother in law thinks I'm rude for something not quite as bad  Nikia   Apr-26-05 02:53 PM   #9 
  - That's not rude.  redqueen   Apr-26-05 02:54 PM   #11 
  - You know, it may not be the height of etiquette, but lower still  miss_kitty   Apr-26-05 02:57 PM   #12 
  - Thanks for your support  Nikia   Apr-26-05 03:41 PM   #26 
  - The 'correct' way of doing that  Debi   Apr-26-05 03:00 PM   #14 
  - Should you then loudly exclaim, "Whoops?"  6000eliot   Apr-26-05 03:08 PM   #15 
     - I believe the term is  Debi   Apr-26-05 03:14 PM   #19 
  - it appears gluttonous  curse10   Apr-26-05 03:12 PM   #18 
  - not if you are either a) a cat or b) alone  curse10   Apr-26-05 03:09 PM   #16 
  - I'm so wrong.  redqueen   Apr-26-05 03:10 PM   #17 
  - manners, manners.  micrometer_50   Apr-26-05 03:24 PM   #20 
  - I do it when no one is around  mutley_r_us   Apr-26-05 03:27 PM   #21 
  - I wouldn't do it in public.  Left Is Write   Apr-26-05 03:28 PM   #22 
  - Tell that to Nikia's MIL  miss_kitty   Apr-26-05 03:30 PM   #23 
  - I'd love to.  Left Is Write   Apr-26-05 07:59 PM   #28 
  - The horrors  Debi   Apr-26-05 03:33 PM   #24 
  - I do it at home, too *blush*  LostinVA   Apr-26-05 03:34 PM   #25 
  - Not rude to lick a plate  youthere   Apr-26-05 03:47 PM   #27 
  - It's very rude in company.  Taxloss   Apr-26-05 08:00 PM   #29 
  - At home? Yes. At Chez Panisse? No.  whoisalhedges   Apr-26-05 08:07 PM   #30 
 

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