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    what is the different between dinner and supper?

    what is the different between dinner and supper?

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    Re: what is the different between dinner and supper?

    It really depends on who you are talking to and where they are from. To me, the words are interchangeable and describe the evening meal. "Dinner" is the more formal word.

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    Re: what is the different between dinner and supper?

    Welcome to the forums, denzel.

    Quote Originally Posted by denzel View Post
    What is the difference between dinner and supper?
    Start every sentence with a capital letter.

    Look at the Similar Threads below.

    Rover

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    Re: what is the different between dinner and supper?

    For me (south of England), dinner is the main evening meal eaten between 6pm and 8pm, and supper is a late-night snack before bed. However, there are plenty of different opinions. My flatmate (Midlands) will say that dinner is eaten at noon or early afternoon, tea is eaten between 6pm and 8pm and supper is a late-night snack before bed. I have another friend who says that the three main meals every day (Monday to Saturday) are breakfast, dinner and supper, but on Sundays she has "tea" - sandwiches, cake and pots of tea at around 4pm.

    There is no clear-cut answer to your question, as you can see!
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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