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    Who's for cake?

    What does it mean when someone says "who's for cake" in an informal dialogue?

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    Re: Who's for cake?

    It means "Who wants some cake?"

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    Re: Who's for cake?

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    It means "Who wants some cake?"
    Can I substitute "cake" for any other food?

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    Re: Who's for cake?

    For things people generally like. "Who's for some pizza?" is OK

    "Who's for some Brussels sprouts?" is less likely.

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    Re: Who's for cake?

    You can substitute just about anything for "cake". It doesn't even have to be a food or drink.

    Who's for cake?
    Who's for tea?
    Who's for chips?
    Who's for badminton?
    Who's for a movie and beer?
    Who's for karaoke tonight?

    It just means "Who would like to ...?" or "Who's in favour of ...?"
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Who's for cake?

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    "Who's for some Brussels sprouts?" is less likely.
    Tasteless philistine!

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    Re: Who's for cake?

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    "Who's for some Brussels sprouts?" is less likely.
    My hand would go up in response to that question. I love sprouts!
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Who's for cake?

    I knew you were going to say that!

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    Re: Who's for cake?

    A: "Who's for lamb shank?"
    B: "What??"

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