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“He added that a Frenchman in the train had given him a great sandwich that so stank of garlic that he had been inclined to throw it at the fellow's head.”
Ford Madox Ford, ‘Provence’ (1935)
“Food Throwers: Begun usually by estranged couples, once this victual flinging starts, everyone will do it...Should your dinner party have become an out of control concussion match with opponents catapulting croutons and petits pois across the mahogany, don't fight it, go with it. And when you have the desire to quell the uprising approach the original perpetrator from behind. There, slowly crown her with the contents of the fresh fruit salad bowl. But be warned. Although this immobilizes and rivets everyone's attention it also gives them new ideas.”
J.P. Donleavy, ‘The Unexpurgated Code’ (1975)
“It is coarse and ungraceful to throw food into the mouth as you would toss hay into a barn with a pitchfork.”
‘Art of the Table’, Suzanne Von Drachenfels (2000)
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