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Jacobs table

Posted by ESC on January 06, 2007

In Reply to: Jacobs table posted by Wally B on January 05, 2007

: Does anyone know where the phrase Jacobs table came from as regards taking your own food to a party,thanks

I've looked in my regional slang dictionaries and I found a lot of Jacob phrases but not this one. I'm thinking it has to do with Jacob in the Bible.