DYK: Where you sit at dinner may be important

Did you know that….

In the seventeenth century, a persodinner table peoplen’s social standing determined what he or she ate at dinners.  The best and most expensive food was placed next to the most important people. Also, people didn’t tend to sample everything that was on the table, they just ate what was closest to them.





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