Do you think we might be related???? :speechless2:
Perhaps you are my third cousin twice removed or something? :-|
Although I think everyone had grandmas/gtgrandmas with Parlours back in the day. :yup2:
My GREAT grandmama had settee, and a some chairs made out of a kind of red plush....in a room with the piano and some nicknack bits of furniture. She called the room the PARLOUR, and as children we were not allowed in there on our own. :irked:
Good grief. :dropdead:
Shortened from 'withdrawing room'....the room (the ladies in particular) withdrew to for coffee/whatever - after luncheon or dinner. :-)
Little used today I would think....My Grandad (and probably Laup[) used it, I think he was...
...call their living room the LOUNGE? :j4 :j4 :j4 :wtf:
I can think of few things more council and vile. :head:
Sitting room is fine....so is drawing room (the latter if you have 2 or more reception rooms and are a tad posh)...
but Lounge...yuk yuk...
All the Xmas Trees are gone.
All the Xmas Decorations have disappeared.
And there is even a Radio Commercial stating that the Xmas Season is Over and it is time to get a Pay Day Loan to help pay off the Xmas Bills.
So I am for shutting this Forum...