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Kali

(54,948 posts)
Wed Nov 4, 2015, 01:26 AM Nov 2015

sofa, couch, davenport... [View all]

any differences? which term do you use?


16 votes, 0 passes | Time left: Unlimited
sofa
6 (38%)
couch
8 (50%)
davenport
0 (0%)
other - please discuss!
2 (13%)
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0 (0%)
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sofa, couch, davenport... [View all] Kali Nov 2015 OP
settee Skittles Nov 2015 #1
and divan! Kali Nov 2015 #7
Forgot about these two. n/t Paper Roses Nov 2015 #13
our sectional had a divan fizzgig Nov 2015 #41
Sofouchenport pinboy3niner Nov 2015 #2
I'd say couch, but JustABozoOnThisBus Nov 2015 #3
no one's ever called me a sofapotato... Phentex Nov 2015 #4
Growing up we called it a davenport MrsMatt Nov 2015 #5
good point Kali Nov 2015 #6
Growing up we used chesterfield now its sofa though snagglepuss Nov 2015 #11
From the Cambridge dictionary: malthaussen Nov 2015 #34
My GP's on My Mom's Side Said Davenport ProfessorGAC Nov 2015 #35
"Well, I'm going to the couch now... " Gidney N Cloyd Nov 2015 #8
Couch (nt) bigwillq Nov 2015 #9
I say couch now, but frogmarch Nov 2015 #10
Love these regional variations. How about: Paper Roses Nov 2015 #12
Or Coke KamaAina Nov 2015 #17
Same Down South. Laffy Kat Nov 2015 #20
Still does! mentalsolstice Nov 2015 #23
Ha. Better you than me. Laffy Kat Nov 2015 #24
We're vacationing in NOLA right now mentalsolstice Nov 2015 #28
Love to visit NOLA, too. Laffy Kat Nov 2015 #30
We will... mentalsolstice Nov 2015 #31
Or Southern Illinois, murielm99 Nov 2015 #36
soda when on my sofa...New England thing? CTyankee Nov 2015 #44
I had a Canadian-born uncle who always called it a davenport. greatauntoftriplets Nov 2015 #14
DogsOtherBed. nt magical thyme Nov 2015 #15
Futon trof Nov 2015 #16
Tad confused. Aerows Nov 2015 #18
midwest - iowa - here rurallib Nov 2015 #19
"Other" -- Usually I say "couch," but sometimes "sofa" slips out of my mouth. Arugula Latte Nov 2015 #21
My husband calls our sofa, "The 96 inches of nappy goodness"... MerryBlooms Nov 2015 #22
Usually it was a couch mentalsolstice Nov 2015 #25
Other: Recliner, either La Z Boy or Flexsteel NightWatcher Nov 2015 #26
Changed my vote to nap. Ptah Nov 2015 #27
My grandmother always called it the Davenport. mackerel Nov 2015 #29
Mine, too. That's why I picked that! Iris Nov 2015 #37
I'm thinking it goes something like this Mnpaul Nov 2015 #32
I spent most of my childhood 2naSalit Nov 2015 #33
What, are we going to start punting on third down now? underpants Nov 2015 #38
Anybody who calls the object anything but a "sofa" is simply uncivilized. BlueJazz Nov 2015 #39
Couch. Tipperary Nov 2015 #40
i usually say couch fizzgig Nov 2015 #42
The Place That My Father Passed Out On Sir Edmund Nov 2015 #43
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