[Tagging] religous bias - Feature Proposal - Voting - (Chapel of rest)

Paul Allen pla16021 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 5 18:33:45 UTC 2020


On Thu, 5 Nov 2020 at 18:19, Steve Doerr <doerr.stephen at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 5, 2020 at 1:14 PM Paul Allen <pla16021 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On Thu, 5 Nov 2020 at 08:46, <wolle68 at posteo.de> wrote:
>>
>>>
>
>> amenity=mourning_room
>>>
>>
>> Unacceptable.  "Mourning room" was the old name for what is now
>> known as a "living room" (and was also known as a "parlour"),  A
>> room in somebody's house which was pressed into use for the
>> display of a corpse when needed.
>>
>>
> I think you'll find that's a 'morning room', defined by the OED as 'a room
> used as a sitting room during the morning or early part of the day'.
>

Those existed too, if you were rich enough to have a very large house
and could move from room to room to follow the sun.  For most
people, there was only one sitting room which also served as a place
to put a corpse.  I thought I gave a link explaining this.

-- 
Paul
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