[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - Lounges
law_ence.dev at ntlworld.com
Mon Jun 11 20:16:25 UTC 2018
On Mon, Jun 11, 2018 at 03:12:49PM +0100, Philip Barnes wrote:
> On 10 June 2018 14:26:06 BST, ael <law_ence.dev at ntlworld.com> wrote:
> >> I am firmly, solidly and unswervingly opposed to "lounge" for this
> >In British English, a lounge first and foremost is a room in a private
> >dwelling. Other uses have "leaked in" from other dialets and while now
> >fairly well understood in a limited number of contexts, they are still
> Lounge is very much used in British English to describe the posh carpeted room in a pub.
I give you that, but note that pubs were originally in private homes :-)
Completely agree that living room is the much preferred term, but lounge
is well understood.
But I don't want to get lost in philology of which I know little.
Qualified use like Airport_lounge seems unexceptional.
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