The last time I was down in London, I was having dinner in a trendy bistro with family who live in the south, and I spilled my water. I called the waiter and asked for a dishcloth to mop it up, and as he rushed off to get one, my sister said “Dishcloth? Dishcloth? You really shouldn’t call it that.”
I can’t recall now what she said I should have called it…
So dear reader, do you have a dishcloth? Do you call it a dishcloth?
And while we’re talking about North vs South, what do you call the meal you eat in the evening with your family, at home, some time after 5.30 p.m. ?
My aforementioned sister (who I love to bits) and who has been living in the South for far too long (a/ she’s too far away, and b/ she’s losing some of her Northern vowels) calls the meal “supper.”
Round here, we call it “Tea.”
Where do you live? and what do you call it?