Posted by ESC on May 31, 2007
In Reply to: Re: Kitchen friends posted by Bob on May 31, 2007
: : : Does anyone know the meaning and source for the phrase, "kitchen friends"?
: : no sauce known, but doesn't it mean people who you are close enough to allow into your kitchen for a chat, rather than the more formal sitting-room/lounge?
: : L
: We had a previous discussion here about "refrigerator rights." Might be similar. See http://www.phrases.org.uk/bulletin_board/17/messages/693.html
That's what I was thinking. Have you seen those plaques in kitchens about "backdoor friends" (sounds kind of kinky) who know you well enough to come in the backdoor rather than the more formal front door? Like that.