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    nothing sits under the lamp

    what does this idiom "nothing sits under the lamp" mean?

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    Re: nothing sits under the lamp

    I have never heard this before, and it's not an idiom that I know, so I googled it.

    It's not an idiom - it's a literal statement. At some restaurants, food is prepared ahead of time, and then sits on its plate under a heat lamp to keep it hot. If "nothing sits under a lamp" then everything is made fresh to order.

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    Re: nothing sits under the lamp

    Thank you. You always got the answers at the drop of a hat.

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