Idiom: Boardinghouse reach
What does 'Boardinghouse reach' mean?
Boardinghouse reach is the ability to reach a long distance across a table to get food. We've used it in our family for as long as I can remember, when you reach across someone's plate, "Pardon my boardinghouse reach".
- Category: Food
- Contributed By: Noreen Baldwin
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