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Do you ever secretly lick your plate?

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BloodyBollockingHell Wed 07-Oct-20 19:01:54

The height of bad manners but I can’t resist bean juice or post-baked-potato buttery lickings.

Shocking I know.

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QuestionableMouse Wed 07-Oct-20 19:02:31

Ugh no. It gives me the heaves and I'm not overly fastidious!

Floralnomad Wed 07-Oct-20 19:06:05

No because it’s disgusting .

Hiccupiscal Wed 07-Oct-20 19:06:54

Yes. And I dont hide it. grin

gubbbbbddaaaa Wed 07-Oct-20 19:08:19

No .

meow1989 Wed 07-Oct-20 19:08:40

I dont lick the plate but I will season with salt and pepper and swipe a finger round... unless its a roast then getting a bit of bread and doing the same is one if life's great pleasures!

DiabeticFirstBaby Wed 07-Oct-20 19:08:46

Only in my own home with just the DH here! 😋

happymummy12345 Wed 07-Oct-20 19:10:31

No, the thought of it makes me sick. Hate when people lick yoghurt lids and spoons as well

Sunseed Wed 07-Oct-20 19:11:01

Only out of sight of DCs!

AmICrazyorWhat2 Wed 07-Oct-20 19:15:38

My DH deliberately licks his plate sometimes to tease me, because he knows I can’t stand it.
But he’s got a silly sense of humor...if you can call that yucky behavior “humor.”

CoffeeInAnIV Wed 07-Oct-20 19:16:49

No. It's disgusting 🤢

scrivette Wed 07-Oct-20 19:17:01

I will use my finger to 'mop up' but not when the DC are around as I tell them not to do it!

I also sometimes eat with my fingers whilst reading a book if I am on my own.

MirandaMarple Wed 07-Oct-20 19:18:47

No, but my Labradors do.

FallonsTeaRoom Wed 07-Oct-20 19:32:08

I get a spoon or piece of bread to mop up remaining food juices. Licking plates is vile.

JesusInTheCabbageVan Wed 07-Oct-20 19:35:24

I'll up the stakes. Has anyone done it in a restaurant? (I haven't, but I will at home if it was something especially nice.)

Liddell Wed 07-Oct-20 19:36:46

No, unless with bread.

33goingon64 Wed 07-Oct-20 19:36:50

If it's DH's gravy after a roast then yes, but in private. I don't get people saying it's disgusting - bad manners yes but it's the food you've just eaten on an otherwise clean plate!

PhylisPrice Wed 07-Oct-20 19:37:37

I did it for the first time in years the other day after lunch with my toddler, looked to my side and he was copying me bent of his plate licking it like a dog 🤣 won't be doing it again for fear of him doing it at nursery! 😂🙈

weepingwillow22 Wed 07-Oct-20 19:37:48

No but if I have eaten a gu pudding I will sometimes use a finger to get the chocolate in the corner of the pot.

PhylisPrice Wed 07-Oct-20 19:37:52

Bent over*

Aquamarine1029 Wed 07-Oct-20 19:38:18


myhobbyisouting Wed 07-Oct-20 19:38:36

God it's years since I've done that. But yes, totally been there grin

notso Wed 07-Oct-20 19:39:43

Yes, because gravy but don't tell my kids grin

UnitedRoad Wed 07-Oct-20 19:39:51

Not dinner, but I do with pudding sometimes

waltzingparrot Wed 07-Oct-20 19:41:31

Licking your own plate - it isn't really that disgusting though is it? Now licking someone else's plate that they've already licked - that would be disgustinggrin

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