TITLE

bus

AUTHOR(S)
Morton, Mark
PUB. DATE
January 1997
SOURCE
Cupboard Love;1997, p57
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
An encyclopedia entry for bus is presented. In the food service industry, bus means to clear the tables of dirty plates or crumpled napkins. A busboy was originally known as an omnibus, a Latin word meaning for all, which was applied to table-clearers because they usually bussed all the tables. Omnibus was also used as a name for a horse-drawn carriage that anyone could hire.
ACCESSION #
24287871

 

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