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As I said, it's quite common to hear Dinner as the noontime meal in many areas of the American South.I've noticed that there's even a split in Texas where some regions use Lunch/Dinner and others use Dinner/Supper.Some people who typically call their midday meal "dinner" would, on a day when they have a light midday meal, call it "lunch" and call their evening meal "dinner".But others would stick to their typical usage regardless of the size of the considered to be the "main" or largest meal of the day.Whether it takes place at noon or in the evening is mostly a cultural thing.In working-class families in the North of England, dinner was traditionally the noon-time meal, and there is an afternoon or evening meal called tea.However, this is changing to some extent as people move about and some try to sound more "Southern".

When a kid we only used supper but now only [email protected] Well, according to the New Oxford American (the source I used when answering above), supper derives directly from to sup, which is derived from the Old French super (to suck, sip), which I would take to be the predecessor of the modern French souper.I must temper my observation with one caveat: we must not forget that culture, socioeconomic status, class-stratification and geography impact on how the debate is perceived in Britain.The Brits remain wedded to a perplexing lexicon of meal-time terminology.Looking at Wiktionary, however, I do see the sourcing for soper, though I don't see a specific citation for that.To sup seems to have quite complicated dual etymologies on Wiktionary, so the full histories might be a bit too entangled to know for [email protected]: Thank you. And to point out that I see little in the way of a trend or takeaway from the figure posted here: each of the maps seems to be essentially the same relative distribution.

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