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nmbrown863

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Re: Sofa or couch
« Reply #30 on: November 17, 2019, 05:33:25 am »
We call it a couch.

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Re: Sofa or couch
« Reply #31 on: November 17, 2019, 12:36:01 pm »
I favor couch but I have used them interchangeably. Is it a regional thing?
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Re: Sofa or couch
« Reply #32 on: November 18, 2019, 11:58:55 am »
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Must be a regional linguistic pattern because I found another one:


Bureau or Chest of Drawers?

bureau
[ˈbyo͝orō]

NOUN
bureaus (plural noun)


N America
a chest of drawers.
synonyms:
cabinet cupboard chiffonier sideboard
British
a writing desk with drawers and typically an angled top opening downward to form a writing surface.
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Re: Sofa or couch
« Reply #33 on: November 18, 2019, 03:20:06 pm »
I usually refer to it as a couch, but I have heard some older generations refer to it as a davenport. I hear sofa occasionally.

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Re: Sofa or couch
« Reply #34 on: November 24, 2019, 06:51:57 pm »
i've always called it a couch. Honestly, I dont know if Ive ever heard anyone say sofa lol. Maybe in movies or something? ???

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Re: Sofa or couch
« Reply #35 on: November 25, 2019, 07:40:43 am »
I have always called it a couch, but sometimes I said sofa, don't know why.

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Re: Sofa or couch
« Reply #36 on: November 25, 2019, 09:07:29 am »
I call it a couch (what my mom called it). My husband calls it a sofa (what his mom called it). Both of my kids call it a couch. My cat just calls it "Mine."  :peace:
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We call it couch at my house.  My daughter is an interior designer and calls them couch.  Occasionally she will call it a sofa, but that is usually because that is what the client is calling it.

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Re: Sofa or couch
« Reply #37 on: November 25, 2019, 01:49:41 pm »
Always been couch for me.  We don't say sofa.

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Re: Sofa or couch
« Reply #38 on: November 25, 2019, 01:52:16 pm »
I have always called it a couch

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Re: Sofa or couch
« Reply #39 on: November 25, 2019, 02:52:48 pm »
It is a couch at my house and all of me have had arms

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Re: Sofa or couch
« Reply #40 on: November 25, 2019, 10:35:13 pm »
I grew up in Middle Tennessee, and it's always been a sofa to me! However, I, too, assumed that the two were interchangeable.  Probably, most everyone would know what you were talking about if you used either!

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Re: Sofa or couch
« Reply #41 on: November 26, 2019, 07:27:44 am »
I would not prefer couch now, but in the past they were called setee....

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Re: Sofa or couch
« Reply #42 on: November 28, 2019, 03:57:08 am »
We have always called it a couch at my house. I think my grandmother use to call it a sofa if I am not wrong.

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Re: Sofa or couch
« Reply #43 on: November 29, 2019, 11:30:19 am »
I call what I have a sectional.

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Re: Sofa or couch
« Reply #44 on: November 29, 2019, 08:46:35 pm »
I have always said cough,didnt know the difference between couch and a sofa entil i was in my twenties

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