Why Do We Call It A ‘Square Meal’ — Myths Busted!

The Navy claim it, the Army claim it — are either of them right?

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English is a magpie language and has always ‘borrowed’ words or phrases from other languages liberally. An often quoted example of this is the inclusion of words like ‘pyjama’, ‘bungalow’, ‘gymkhana’ and so on, ‘borrowed’ from India during the British involvement in that countries history. But there are three…