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Entry from April 09, 2018
“Where’s the cheese grater?"/"Some say France…”

"Grater” sounds like the word “greater.” A joke was posted on Twitter on June 13, 2012:

“My wife was preparing lunch today when she asked, ‘Where’s the cheese grater?’
‘Some would say France, others would say England,’ I replied.”


The cheese joke originated on the website Sickipedia.


Twitter
Ginge
@DeanoB24
My wife was preparing lunch today when she asked, “ where’s the cheese grater?”
“ some would say France, others would say England,"i replied
6:20 AM - 13 Jun 2012

Twitter
Peter
@aedhasdad
My wife was preparing lunch today when she asked, “where’s the cheese grater?”
“Some would say France, others would say England,” I replied.
6:38 AM - 13 Jun 2012

Twitter
Joanne
@probablyjoanne
Replying to @WH1SKS
@WH1SKS saw this on sickipedia: “where’s the cheese grater?""Some would say France, others would say England,” I replied.
4:29 PM - 13 Jun 2012

14 June 2012, The Herald (Glasgow, Scotland), “Pees and queues” by Ken Smith, pg. 13:
DADS who think they are funny, continued. A south side girl wishing to sprinkle cheese on her spaghetti asked: “Where’s the cheese grater?”

Twitter
Bob Kostic
@causticbob
My wife was preparing lunch today when she asked, “Sweetheart, where’s the cheese grater?”
“Some would say France, others would say England”
4:08 PM - 28 Aug 2015

18 September 2015, Birmingham (UK) Mail, “Tornado devastation leaves Pounds 3.50 damage,” pg. 17:
YOU’VE GOT TO LAUGH...MY wife asked: “Where’s the cheese grater?” “Some say France,” I replied, “but I think English is best.”

Twitter
WOWBURGER
@wowburgerirl
Behind the scenes in our bustling burger huts:
~Where’s the cheese grater?🧀
~Some say France,… https://www.instagram.com/p/BUeSaaZFP7w/
7:22 AM - 24 May 2017

Twitter
Just me
@nsj1970
#tuesdaytitters
Two cafe workers were preparing sandwiches for the day when one asked the other “where’s the cheese grater?”
Her colleague replied, “Some would say France, others would say England. It depends on your personal preference....."😘
2:04 AM - 10 Apr 2018

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Monday, April 09, 2018 • Permalink