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Debate: Lounge language

Updated Monday 15th August 2005

Forum guest John Cowley wondered what people call the room they do their living - or lounging - in

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I wonder, what is the "right" term for this room? Is it a lounge, a sitting room or a living room?

Also, is it a "napkin" or a "serviette" one uses during a meal?!

It makes me smile because some people consider certains terms as being "common" but just what is "common....?!"

 

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