Posted by Hil on December 15, 1997 at 22:27:00:
In response to I beg to differ, written by Mark on December 15, 1997 at 10:00:25
] ] ] Trust me, they are not considered dainty things, at least not in England twenty years ago when I was there.
] Seriously though, my experience with them is that they are a light side dish. I never was served just cucumber sandwiches. They were always served with something else. And since they are a light, mild taste, they were never served with anything heavy.
] Would you serve chicken salad sandwiches with liver?
So you were originally being ironical? Its odd that a society so finely tuned to irony as this one, didn't pick it up! Ah .... irony more subtle, dainty and delicate than a cucumber sandwich!
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