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    becatered and bewaitered

    "It was a decorated, becatered and bewaitered table."

    Could you tell me what it means? Since I haven't been able to look it up in a dictionary I suspect it being kind of old-fashioned?

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    Re: becatered and bewaitered

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    "It was a decorated, be-catered and be-waitered table."
    Invented words for humorous effect. Waiters catered for you when you sat there.

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    Re: becatered and bewaitered

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    "It was a decorated, be-catered and be-waitered table."
    Invented words for humorous effect. Waiters catered for you when you sat there.

    There is a Russian translation here:it was decorated, becatered and bewaitered table I don't know how accurate it is.

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    Re: becatered and bewaitered

    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    Invented words for humorous effect. Waiters catered for you when you sat there.

    There is a Russian translation here:it was decorated, becatered and bewaitered table I don't know how accurate it is.
    Pardon my French but translation sucks. I doubt them being widely-used words.

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