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    Dish somebody

    Hello,

    Does the word dish in the text mean label? "You cannot label your brother with such a term (parasite) ... "

    "He is a plaguy parasite! And yet hardly a parasite. You couldn't dish a halfbrother who hadn't sent you a single word of greeting for twelve solid, fleeting, prosperous years with a term like that."

    Walter de la Mare, The Tree, 192?

    Thank you very much.
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    Re: Dish somebody

    “Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.”

    — Arthur Schopenhauer

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