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Dining ... I think

Posted by Bob on March 03, 2004

In Reply to: Dining ... I think posted by Bruce Kahl on March 03, 2004

: : I recently heard someone refer to "a Tom Jones dinner". Anybody know what this is ?

: : Tnx, Steven

: Saw one definition:
: "messy eating encouraged but clean up thoroughly afterward"
: (Akin to "Animal House's Food Fight.)

The movie version of Fielding's "Tom Jones" featured a dining scene with Tom and a wench where they ate in a lascivious manner. It was seductive and (for the times anyway) a bit bawdy, and became famous.