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Get Outside of Food

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Nate in Winterville, North Carolina, remembers an older relative asking Are you going to get outside of that? meaning “Are you going to finish that meal?” To get outside of a meal or to climb outside of a meal suggests that you’re getting the food inside of yourself, that is, you’re eating it. The expression get outside of also applies to drinks, as in get outside of a quart bottle. This is part of a complete episode.

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