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Lunch is out
I WAS born into a working-class family living in the North East and, like Sue Nelson (The Press, ‘‘When tea is dinner’’ November 19), we had breakfast dinner and tea.
When I started work in 1955, aged 15, I took sandwiches to eat at the dinner break and went home after work for a cooked meal.
My husband and I never use the word lunch.
At home it is still breakfast, dinner and tea and when we go out to eat it is for a meal. The word lunch is just a non-word as far as we are concerned.
Mrs M Robinson, Broadway, York.