Called the Iowa Breakfast Studies, it purported to show that both mental and physical performance were improved by eating breakfast. As may be expected, “dinner” was the overwhelmingly preferred term used in the South, while those in the North preferred to say “tea”. It's a debate that's been raging since the dawn of time: do Yorkshire folk always say "breakfast, dinner and tea", or do they say "breakfast, lunch and dinner" like the rest of the country? He asked the supermarket if anyone "had fun" with the product, Lad gifted coat by gran wears it for six months before finding message in pocket, A bloke shared his amusement after finding a message tucked away in the pocket of his jacket. According to the report, competition was very tight in the Midlands, with people living in Derbyshire, Lincolnshire, Herefordshire and Shropshire only slightly more likely to describe the meal as “tea”. Have you been saying it right or wrong? The great evening meal debate continues... Find your bookmarks in your Independent Premium section, under my profile. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. So how fast can you find the hidden items? However, the study didn’t just examine which word was most favoured across the country, it also looked into how answers varied according to geographical region. However, despite dinner’s overall victory, the data shows there are clear geographical differences. William explained that tea should only be the meal between your midday and evening sittings, and is simply a spread of afternoon tea. And, surprisingly, we managed to find a conclusive answer - it's breakfast, dinner and tea, obviously. Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox. William added the correct term for food eaten after the main evening meal was supper. I buy £300 worth of Tesco food for just £40 every week & here's how you can too, Mum of two boys who wanted to try for a daughter welcomes QUINTUPLETS, What it takes to dress 22 kids as Britain’s biggest fam show off Primark haul. Or the reason behind its speedy checkout services? More than half of middle class northerners call the evening meal “tea”, alongside 67 per cent of the northern working class. Denise Watson said: "NO, if you’re true Yorkshire it’s breakfast ‘dinner and tea’. KOREA: A Korean breakfast looks strikingly similar to a Korean dinner. Over on our Facebook page , we put the question out to try and settle the argument. 75% 3 votes 25% 1 votes No comments yet. And, this is the one thing the royal family are banned from doing – even if you ask them nicely. Breakfast, Lunch & Tea. Copyright © 2018 YouGov PLC. In less than 24 hours, it’s drawn almost 100,000 votes. MEAL DEAL If you say ‘dinner and tea’ you’ve been WRONG your whole life, etiquette expert reveals Breakfast, dinner and tea. Subscribe now ... Everything Roger Federer eats for breakfast, lunch and dinner; ... Dinner or tea? Earlier this month, baking expert Mary Berry reignited the discussion on how to pronounce the word "scone", stating that it should be articulated in a similar fashion to the word "gone". Among Southerners there is barely a class difference at all. Is it noon breakfast dinner T then supper. Breaking down the results by county reveals a stark North/South divide, with “dinner” the winner in the South and “tea” being top in the North. New YouGov analysis among more than 42,000 English people reveals the real North/South divide: what people call their main evening meal. In the south of the country, working class people are just four per cent less likely to call their evening meal dinner. The Daily Star's FREE newsletter is spectacular! Dinner or tea? But while middle class Northerners are nine per cent more likely to say dinner, compared to their working class peers who are much more likely to say tea, the disparity isn't hugely apparent overall. Independent Premium Comments can be posted by members of our membership scheme, Independent Premium. 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