Posted by R. Berg on May 22, 2001
In Reply to: Thanx to All! posted by Bruce Kahl on May 21, 2001
: >>>My guess: "grub" as food rests on a joking implication that we eat whatever we can scrounge up.
: Ok, I will go with that though I was hoping for something really exotic like from the phonecian to the arabic and carried to the icelandic or something (:
: I thank you all,
This time all I can offer is the humbler satisfaction of recognizing, in the possible derivation, an experience that people still have. Those who work at home will be familiar with the idea of prospecting in the refrigerator for any odd bits from which lunch might be constructed.