starvation corner
 n.— «Dorothy Mitchell Fales gathered her entire family at her rectangular table, adding and removing leaves depending on which sons or grandchildren were in attendance. At our peak, we were fourteen. The children would sit by order of seniority, the youngest occupying “starvation corner,” the last part of the table to be served.» —by Susan Fales-Hill Always Wear Joy: My Mother Bold and Beautiful Apr. 15, 2003. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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