|10-10-2012, 09:27 AM||#31|
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Toronto, ON
Device: Kindle 3, iPad 3, Nexus 10, Nexus 5
|10-10-2012, 10:28 AM||#33|
Benevolent Evil Lord
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Evil Canada (We all have goatees!)
Device: Galaxy Note 8.0, Galaxy Note, iPad Mini, PocketEdge(retired)
Bread was a rock band from Los Angeles, California. They placed 13 songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart between 1970 and 1977 and were a prime example of what later was labeled soft rock. - oops, wrong definition.
Bread is a staple food prepared by cooking a dough of flour and water and often additional ingredients. - no mention of shape or size
A bread roll is a piece of bread, usually small and round and is commonly considered a side dish. Bread rolls are often used in the same way as sandwiches are—cut transversely, with fillings placed between the two halves. - Aha! Size and shape and use.
Also, bread roll allows for disambiguation. Otherwise you may be asking for:
a Cabbage roll
a sausage roll
an Egg roll
a Spring roll
a Meat roll
a roll in the hay
Depending in the place and situation, asking for a roll may get you something entirely different (including a possible slap in the face).
|10-10-2012, 10:42 AM||#34|
Join Date: Mar 2011
Device: Nook Color
I usually just prop my Kindle up against the napkin holder. Or, if I'm eating in the kitchen for whatever reason, I'll stand it up on the bread box.
|10-10-2012, 11:47 AM||#35|
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Somerset, England
Device: Sony PRS-650, Kobo Touch
|10-10-2012, 11:52 AM||#36|
Join Date: Nov 2006
Device: Kindle Voyage, iPad Mini, iPhone 6, MS Surface Pro, N7
I don't have an "eating table". I eat from a tray in my reading chair.
|10-10-2012, 11:55 AM||#37|
Old Fart In Training
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Gladewater, Texas
Device: K3+3g/KFHD 7"/Nexus 7/Nexus 7.2
|10-10-2012, 01:04 PM||#38|
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Southeast Michigan, USA
Device: Sony PRS-505, Kindle 3, iPad, iPhone 5, Sony T1, NOOK HD+
I have a Post-It tape flag dispenser on my desk at work that has a bit of a slant on the top -- I use that to prop up my reader while I'm eating lunch.
When I'm at home, I either use my napkin holder or I take one of my cloth placemats, roll it up, and set my reader on that. I don't need the book propped up very much -- just enough so that the glare from the light is gone.
|10-10-2012, 03:03 PM||#39|
Join Date: Feb 2011
|10-10-2012, 03:21 PM||#40|
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Bakersfield, CA
Device: Sony PRS-500/Astak EZReader 5"/PocketBook 360
I don't require a lot of elevation, but flat isn't as comfortable as some elavation. I usually have a rubberized thumb drive in my pocket, and it's big enough to lift one end slightly. And it doesn't slip around, which has been a problem with some of my other ad hoc solutions.
|10-10-2012, 10:04 PM||#41|
Join Date: Jan 2010
Device: nook, kindle 4 NT, kindle PW2, iPhone
re: rule about not reading at the table when others are eating with you
|10-10-2012, 10:25 PM||#42|
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: the Windy City
Device: Nook Simple Touch with Glowlight
|10-10-2012, 10:42 PM||#43|
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Norman, OK
Device: Sony PRS 350, 900, 950; iPad3, iPad Mini; Kindle Touch, Paperwhite
That'e exactly what I have been doing.
At the thai restaurant across my office they asked me to stop, because it bends the corners of the packets out of shape. Well, I guess that's more because of my iPad, which is heaving than my Kindle. They actually remove them from my table when I sit down.
But, as soon as they take the order, I lean to the next table and grab one. I get some hateful looks from the old lady that owns the place, but I stare at the screen and pretend not to notice.
|10-10-2012, 10:58 PM||#44|
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Chesapeake, VA, USA
Device: Kindle Paperwhite, iPad Air, LG Volt, & an iPod Nano.
The ultra-silly looking Book Beanies work great. I had one, but our dog Crystal ate it. If you want one, you can order direct from the site or from Amazon.
Here's a page showing all of their 11 styles.
|10-10-2012, 11:06 PM||#45|
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Land of the Loonie
Device: Kindle Paperwhite and Keyboard, Kobo Aura, iPad mini, iPod Touch
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