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"Red sauce" mean ketchup!!

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MrsOprah Fri 12-Jan-18 21:30:03

I keep hearing people saying red sauce, it's only recently I've ever heard this....jad ketchup suddenly become a dirty word?!

PurpleDaisies Fri 12-Jan-18 21:31:05

It’s a local variation. Have you recently moved? I never heard it called ketchup until I went to uni.

SimultaneousEquation Fri 12-Jan-18 21:31:09

It’s a dialect thing, don’t sweat it smile

MrsOprah Fri 12-Jan-18 21:31:16

Lighthearted* btw

*except it's not, it's making my teeth stand on end grin

bellagood Fri 12-Jan-18 21:31:48

Never heard anyone say it.

PurpleDaisies Fri 12-Jan-18 21:31:53

I hate the word “ketchup”.

Samcro Fri 12-Jan-18 21:32:05

Yanbu its tomato ketchup
Or ketchup

Sparklingbrook Fri 12-Jan-18 21:32:10

It's tomato sauce here. grin Not that I eat it. Bleurgh.

MrsOprah Fri 12-Jan-18 21:32:39

Ahhhh, so it's regional?

I thought it was a sudden onset of fake poshness 🙈

PseudoBadger Fri 12-Jan-18 21:32:56

DS says ‘ketchop’ drives me mad

SavoyCabbage Fri 12-Jan-18 21:33:25

I say ‘tomato sauce’.

I’ve never heard it called red sauce. I’d think that was ‘monkey’s blood’ strawberry ice-cream sauce.

BigBairyHollocks Fri 12-Jan-18 21:33:57

WHERE im from red sauce=ketchup, yellow sauce= salad cream and brown sauce=HP. Real sauce names not needed.

ijustwannadance Fri 12-Jan-18 21:33:59

Tomato sauce.

jaseyraex Fri 12-Jan-18 21:34:06

Tomato sauce here grin

BigBairyHollocks Fri 12-Jan-18 21:34:27

Oops random capitals.

Grumpbum Fri 12-Jan-18 21:35:00

Dip dip, named by the children and it has just stuck

MrsOprah Fri 12-Jan-18 21:35:13

I will accept tomato sauce!

Will accept tomato ketchup! Labours the point a bit, but ok! ;) ;)

Red sauce.....never! Sorry, not sorry lol

MrsOprah Fri 12-Jan-18 21:35:59

Lols at dip dip

EllaHen Fri 12-Jan-18 21:36:42

Tomato sauce. Never red sauce. Never ketchup.

MrsOprah Fri 12-Jan-18 21:36:53

Yellow sauce = salad cream......Good lord have mercy! ;) ;)

SwinginFromTheChandelier Fri 12-Jan-18 21:37:08

Tomato Ketchup here. Home Counties... so posh (not really but o will pretend winkgrin.

Brown sauce is HP or Daddies...

BettyBooJustDoinTheDoo Fri 12-Jan-18 21:37:45

I agree red sauce is wrong wrong wrong!

DreamyMcDreamy Fri 12-Jan-18 21:37:46

red sauce is ketchup
brown sauce is the hp/Daddy's type one.

The end.

mpsw Fri 12-Jan-18 21:38:04

It's red sauce in Officers' Messes.

But in a tongue in cheek sort of way, these days

CherryChasingDotMuncher Fri 12-Jan-18 21:38:29

DH calls it red sauce. That makes me stabby

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