We have Melanie to thank for this little gem today
Nip on over and check it out:
In some cultures, when presented with a meal, you are expected to clear your plate.
In others, it is polite to leave a little on your plate as to clear it offends and your plate will be forever replenished as your host tries to satisfy your appetite.
Like Melanie, I was encouraged to eat everything on my plate as a child. My Dad often threatened to slap it on our necks as a poultice if we didn’t.
I’ve never heard of tittynope, and it makes you wonder how they came up with it.
I’m familiar with titbits (or tidbits), tough titty, and nope, you ain’t doin’ that though.