Why is breakfast called that?

India
February 1, 2007 3:35am CST
Why is breakfast called breakfast? Is it because we are breaking a fast?(We are eating breakfast after a gap of nearly 12 hours after dinner)
2 responses
@neha_khan (1803)
• Pakistan
8 Feb 07
Yes you are right, its a good logic i think
• India
3 Feb 07
ya its a good logic . its really good explanation of breakfast.