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bihunsedap
Posted: Friday, October 12, 2018 1:45:38 AM

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"Take your elbows off the table."
What does it mean?

pjharvey
Posted: Friday, October 12, 2018 2:30:30 AM
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It's not considered well-mannered to eat leaning with your elbows on the table.
sureshot
Posted: Friday, October 12, 2018 3:11:21 AM
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bihunsedap wrote:
"Take your elbows off the table."

What does it mean?


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It means:

- Remove your elbows from the table.


Romany
Posted: Friday, October 12, 2018 4:55:07 AM
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pj is right. It's something parents say to children when they are trying to teach them table manners: it means they must sit up straight and get on with eating; not using the dining table to mess about on.
bihunsedap
Posted: Saturday, October 13, 2018 5:51:44 AM

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Thanks all.
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