TBQ Classic Sample 16

Despite the fact that the meal itself seems to be a recent invention, the actual term “X” may be a bit older. The OED has found that the term dates back to at least 1837, with its earliest printed reference being found in the “Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott” by John G. Lockhart. Although the earliest known exact reference to seems to have appeared in the April, 1958, issue of The Times.
“X” consists of a platter of food which contains, at a minimum, bread, cheese, and pickled vegetables, typically onions. Usually other additions such as a green salad are included, along with apples, pickled eggs and beetroot, or even things like pate. The name and ingredients of the “X” are meant to evoke a bygone era.

The movie, “X,” is some kind of studied analysis of the media world in Margaret Thatcher’s England during the time of the Falkland Wars. The movie makes the claim that the “X” was actually an invention of a marketing campaign to encourage people to eat in pubs, not an eat-cheese campaign run by the Milk Marketing Board. Some believe “X” was actually the product of a marketing campaign organized by the Milk Marketing Board in the 1960s, the objective of which was to convince more people to eat cheese. What’s X?

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Answer: X: (The) Ploughman’s Lunch

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