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Mizzkizz7

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Re: Sofa or couch
« Reply #15 on: November 10, 2019, 12:18:54 am »
Couch
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Re: Sofa or couch
« Reply #16 on: November 10, 2019, 06:14:17 am »
Either really......more likely to say sofa though......

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Re: Sofa or couch
« Reply #17 on: November 10, 2019, 09:54:39 am »
As long as I can remember we have called it a couch

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Re: Sofa or couch
« Reply #18 on: November 10, 2019, 11:19:52 am »
 :in-love:
 :cat:

Got curious and did a search and here's what I found:

Difference between sofa and couch

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So, whereas a couch has no arms, a sofa is characterized by two arms and a uniform back. Sofas have more seating space than couches, and thus also tend to occupy more space in places they are kept. Another difference between the two pertains to a provision of a bed inside a sofa which is never found inside a couch.
« Last Edit: November 10, 2019, 11:22:20 am by calendria »

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Re: Sofa or couch
« Reply #19 on: November 10, 2019, 05:52:47 pm »
:in-love:
 :cat:

Got curious and did a search and here's what I found:

Difference between sofa and couch

Image: homedit.com
So, whereas a couch has no arms, a sofa is characterized by two arms and a uniform back. Sofas have more seating space than couches, and thus also tend to occupy more space in places they are kept. Another difference between the two pertains to a provision of a bed inside a sofa which is never found inside a couch.
You can't believe everything you find on the Internet.

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Re: Sofa or couch
« Reply #20 on: November 10, 2019, 07:17:10 pm »
Couch when speaking. Sofa when typing.  LOL  To me sofa was something that was in a parlor in bigger homes. Couch is something that actually gets used. 

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Re: Sofa or couch
« Reply #21 on: November 11, 2019, 05:11:34 am »
couch is what I use

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Re: Sofa or couch
« Reply #22 on: November 11, 2019, 07:52:35 am »
Couch for me. I like the sound of couch-potato better than sofa-potato.

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Re: Sofa or couch
« Reply #23 on: November 11, 2019, 08:16:40 am »
I call my couch a "couch"...   I have a couch that makes into a bed upstairs & that one is called a "sofa bed".

Is it a regional thing to call a "couch" a "sofa" ....   like calling a "soda" a "pop" or a "coke".   Interesting.

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Re: Sofa or couch
« Reply #24 on: November 11, 2019, 11:41:58 am »
I use the two interchangeably.

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Re: Sofa or couch
« Reply #25 on: Today at 02:44:35 pm »
After giving this further thought, how about not using either one? When you have company just wave your hand in the right direction and say, "Have a seat",

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Re: Sofa or couch
« Reply #26 on: Today at 03:05:19 pm »
I call it a couch.   I always thought that a sofa and a couch were the same thing.  Kind of like a "pop" is the same as a "soda"...perhaps a regional thing.

Interesting to me is that I think a "Sofa table" sounds better than a "couch table"

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Re: Sofa or couch
« Reply #27 on: Today at 04:10:42 pm »
i have always said couch...
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Re: Sofa or couch
« Reply #28 on: Today at 04:38:25 pm »
A couch.

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