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CategoriesNooks and cranniesYesteryearSemantic enigmasThe body beautifulRed tape, white liesSpeculative scienceThis sceptred isleRoot of all evilEthical conundrumsThis sporting lifeStage and screenBirds and also the bees SEMANTIC ENIGMASDo you eat or drink soup? It is now the cause of much debate around the office.Hanne, Norwich, UK You eat it from a soup dish, but you drink it from a mug. Geof Walker, London, UK Definitely eat. We don"t seem to have this problem through other liquid food stuffs. No one would suggest that we drink gravy, or ketchup or baked beans in sauce, so why soup? Seth, Edinburgh, Scotland Surely you slurp it, especially in the office? Anthony Lappin, Rome, Italy Sucount it counts if you"re making use of a spoon or not? If you usage a spoon you"re eating, if you"re slurping it out of the bowl (or indeed mug) then you are drinking it. Jill, Reading, UK Does it not depfinish on the consistency of the soup i.e. how lumpy it is, or exactly how many "bits" it has in it? Katherine, London, UK Probably both. If you chew the soup, you are eating it. If you swallow it without chewing, you are drinking it (or around to choke). Stephen Grasser, Salluit, Canada Does a baby eat or drink its milk? As it"s a liquid you can say "drink", yet as it is food, as opposed to drink, you need to possibly say "eat". Richard, Twickenham, England also You sup soup at stop, I suppose. Stalso Beercock, Enna, Italy I would say you eat soup, I carry out bereason I constantly eat it via bread. However before, what does it matter? Our minds are not wide open up and also we can not seem to accept the fact that we just consume soup in any type of way we please. Steve Millington, Worcester, UK In Africa, you eat soup via fufu or garri or pounded yam. So we contact eat "eat soup." You usage your fufu to collect the soup and eat it, though some human being drink or lick the remainder of their soup once their fufu is finimelted. But mostly you eat soup. Obinna Udenwe, Abakaliki Nigeria Normally I simply spill it. Haha kevin wilchild, peterhead scotland You eat and drink soup, especially if you have actually chunks of meat and veggies in the soup you would eat them, and also lastly slurp up the broth. clarence hodges, jr., st. louis, missouri Repbulic of Korea I think we generally drink soup without any solid food in addition yet eat it through other solid foodstuffs. Fafa, keta ghana I"d say you drink soup yet if you have actually chewable stuff inside such as corn or pieces of chicken, then you eat it! Alex, Dallas, USA food is anything solid or liquid which once taken not the body, gives it through various nutirents vital for growth. We eat food. Soup is food and therefore logically speaking we eat soup paakwesi, kpanexecute ghana You eat soup from a bowl through a spoon, you deserve to drink soup from a mug, thus "cuppa soup". But my wife still thinks she"s right, she thinks you drink it. Reece , Oxford, UK It relies. If there"s nopoint to "chew", then we drink it. However, if tright here are various other points, such as veggies and/or meat that have the right to be chewed, we eat it. Here in the claims, we always have actually our soup offered with some kind of bread or crackers, however you do not have to eat that if you do not desire to. Soup/stews and also breads simply go together for us right here in the claims. I had a frifinish from the UK below in Chicearlier that couldn"t get supplied to that. Julie, Chicago USA My Kindergarten boy, being perplexed, asked me this while doing her homework-related the various other day. I believed for a while and assuming that she is yet to be acquainted with various other choices prefer "have", I answered "eat". But the next day her teacher refprovided to accept it. Now if I challenged it, my kid could come to be more perplexed, I guess. What must I execute now? FYI English is not extensively spoken here. MI Khaled, Dhaka Bangladesh It is correct to say that you drink soup. Suzanne Monaghan, Nottingham, UK I agree with all those that are saying that if there is anypoint solid in the soup then we have the right to say we eat soup however if there nopoint solid in the soup then we can say we drink soup. Frank Adarkwah-Yiadom, Accra, Ghana I think if we have chewable points inside so we deserve to say that it"s an eatable material yet if it"s in watery develop then definitely it"s a drinking product. Pareesa, Pakistan, Karachi You drink beverages; you eat soup. Peter Maduabum, Randolph, US Add your answer

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