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- The people used to eat two meals long ago the breakfast and the supper. They used eat the breakfast in the middle of the day and the supper in the evening. They used to go out ploughing and working before their breakfast. They used to eat porridge for their breakfast and potatoes and salt for their dinner. The children used eat porridge before going to school. they used to get a small bit of bread going to school. They used eat potatoes after coming home from school. A sgib used be left in the middle of the floor and all the children used to sit around it. They used drink very little milk. They had no table long ago. They used get a bit of fresh meat at Christmas. They used eat some fish. Herring and whitting were common. They had no special food for special occasions. They, when the tea first came to the district a man used to go round in a cart selling tea. He was called a tea man. A woman(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.