Remember the time when you carried ‘tiffin carriers’? Well, the word comes from the time of the British. Tiffin gets its origin from an eighteenth-century English word “tiffing” meaning “sipping”. At that time, ‘tiffin’ was used to describe the meal that was served between breakfast and dinner, usually around midday time. So, the packed lunch boxes came to be known as ‘tiffin carriers’.
Matter-of-fact of the week #85:
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