Talking Points At Christmas Day Dinner Tables...

  Aitchbee 23:02 PM 14 Dec 11
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I usually have Xmas dinner round at my sister's / neice's house.

What will we all be chit-chatting about?

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/foodanddrink/foodanddrinknews/8941983/Bad-news-for-sprout-haters-a-bumper-crop-this-Christmas.html

...it's a good ice-breaker!

  zzzz999 04:11 AM 15 Dec 11

One can only guess what you will be gassing about.

  Quickbeam 07:44 AM 15 Dec 11

The usual wind and prattle then...

  badgery 07:49 AM 15 Dec 11

5,4,3,2.... to the silver mouse I reckon.

  Quickbeam 08:43 AM 15 Dec 11

...and ice is probably not the best word to match with breaker in this context:)

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  Aitchbee 09:19 AM 15 Dec 11
Answer

...resolved!

  Mr Mistoffelees 11:34 AM 15 Dec 11

"Talking Points At Christmas Day Dinner Tables..."

Isn't it nice that we have all the familiar repeats on the television again this year....

  spuds 12:01 PM 15 Dec 11

Our biggest discussion point at the dinner table, will be: Whose got the threepennybit from the Christmas pudding. Or who wants to 'break the wishbone' from the poultry?.

Perhaps the kid's of today, might have very different ideas?.

  morddwyd 20:04 PM 15 Dec 11

For many people, particularly on this forum, the discussion will probably be how much better Christmases were in the old days!

  Armchair 20:23 PM 15 Dec 11

I don't like having to converse while I'm trying to enjoy a meal, and sprouts give me 'rusty water' excretions, so I don't eat them any more.

  anchor 13:21 PM 16 Dec 11

In our house anything and everything become family topics of discussion.

It reminds me of Lewis Carroll's "Walrus & the Carpenter"

"The time has come, the Walrus said, "To talk of many things: Of shoes—and ships—and sealing-wax— Of cabbages—and kings—. And why the sea is boiling hot— And whether pigs have wings."

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