Table Talk

Conversation around the dinner table getting staler than that tuna casserole you’ve been reheating for 3 days in a row? Well, 24/7 Moms has a great feature on their bog each day: Table Talk. She provides a question to get the conversation started at dinner and also a fun riddle to share with the family.

Here’s a sample of some of her Table Talk:

Q: If you could meet a person from history, who would it be?

Q: What has roots that nobody sees, and is taller than trees?
A: A mountain

Q: Tell us three adjectives that describe your day today.

Q: Why don’t African animals play games?
A: There are too many cheetahs (cheaters).

Q: If you won the lottery (or won $100) what is the first thing you would buy?

Q: What goes in the water red and comes out black?
A: Iron

Q: What is your favorite hobby? Tell me about it.

Q: How much is a skunk worth?
A: One Scent.

There are also various companies out there that sell decks of cards to encourage dinner conversation. Here are some links:


With some thought and a pack of index cards, you can make your own questions that are a perfect fit for your family.

Which ever method you use, this seems like a fun idea and a great way to inject some excitement into the traditional dinner talk. Bet none of the questions have to do with the weather!



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