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Why is food so important to social gatherings?


Asked by tootoobusy at 6:13 PM on Feb. 4, 2011 in Food & Drink

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  • It's a custom that has it's history in ancient societies where providing food for another was considered a hand of friendship, and to eat the food someone else provided showed trust. It's evolved into a social event.

    Answer by SweetLuci at 6:20 PM on Feb. 4, 2011

  • Food brings people together

    Answer by leksismommy at 6:15 PM on Feb. 4, 2011

  • It's a social activity that can be done no matter the size of the group.

    Answer by MrsMWF at 6:17 PM on Feb. 4, 2011

  • It goes back to ancient times.

    Answer by older at 6:16 PM on Feb. 4, 2011

  • Like in the South if you have a Party or get together , they really exeact food there exsally my sons. First things they do is go to the

    Answer by Sw_Dolphin at 6:34 PM on Feb. 4, 2011

  • To make us all FAT!

    Answer by huntin_mama at 6:31 PM on Feb. 4, 2011

  • Eating is ONE thing we ALL have in common!

    Answer by JZ10FPM at 11:17 PM on Feb. 4, 2011

  • You get to know people while breaking bread together.

    Answer by Librarylady60 at 8:55 AM on Feb. 5, 2011