Posted by JTF on August 05, 2003
The phrase is used of a shared meal - where everybody brings something and puts it on a table for people to help themselves.
It is commonly used in the mountainous area of Lancashire and Yorkshire but I have not found it used outside.
But what does it mean and is it used elsewhere?
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