bones to the late comers

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If you are invited to a party (marriage /dinner /lunch) and you happen to reach there late, only the bones that are left by the people who arrived earlier than you, will be waiting for you.
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John was invited to a marriage party of his friend. Due to a busy schedule on that day, John arrived at the function very late. When he reached there, he found only empty plates.

Submitted on March 16, 2019

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os aux retardataires

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