heretical dim sum cat herding

Nicholas Clark nick at
Mon Apr 16 09:42:46 BST 2007

On Sat, Apr 14, 2007 at 09:45:52AM +0100, Kake L Pugh wrote:

> On Sat 14 Apr 2007, Peter Corlett wrote:
> > I think you'll find that it's less the fact that it's Friday, and  
> > more the fact that it's lunch. Not everybody works within spitting  
> > distance of Soho.
> I think Nick's probably comparing the turnout to previous dim sum
> expeditions which have been (a) well attended, (b) in Chinatown, (c)
> at lunchtime, but (d) on Thursdays.

Indeed yes.

On Sat, Apr 14, 2007 at 11:46:45AM +0100, Sue Spence wrote:

> Skive off work some Thursday/Friday when a DS is scheduled. :-)

I wonder if it's because people feel more comfortable about taking a 2 hour
lunch break on a Thursday (intending to work later, whether they do or not)
whereas on POETS day it becomes rather too obvious if you take a 2 hour
lunch break and then head off early too.

Nicholas Clark

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