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To use estate agent parlance "What do you call your main reception room?"

(154 Posts)
vampirequeen Sat 14-Mar-20 10:48:54

Is it your lounge, parlour, living room or something else?

I have a living room.

GagaJo Sat 14-Mar-20 10:49:40

Living room, lounge. If I'm taking the p**s I call it the drawing room.

M0nica Sat 14-Mar-20 10:49:41

I have a living room.

Framilode Sat 14-Mar-20 10:51:48

Sitting room.

kittylester Sat 14-Mar-20 10:51:56

We have the lounge and the playroom. grin

Pittcity Sat 14-Mar-20 10:57:56

Living Room.

Anniebach Sat 14-Mar-20 11:02:51

Living room

paddyanne Sat 14-Mar-20 11:09:16

living room,I hate "lounge" .Mind you I dont like "master bedroom" either ,its a bit pretentious unless you live in a massive house with multiple rooms ,not the normal 5 bed we're in where its the front room the back room ,nana's room and GD's room and the spare .

Missfoodlove Sat 14-Mar-20 11:13:43

We have a living room and a “snug”.

boheminan Sat 14-Mar-20 11:26:07

It's always been 'the front room'

tanith Sat 14-Mar-20 11:27:38

Front room here too.

Nortsat Sat 14-Mar-20 11:34:25

Living room.

And main bedroom, I think master bedroom is ludicrous...

Jane10 Sat 14-Mar-20 11:38:12

We have a sitting room. No 'master bedroom' either. Just bedrooms.
We were taught at school that hotels had 'lounges' ie they were public spaces.

NotSpaghetti Sat 14-Mar-20 11:40:40

We also have a sitting room Jane10, and no “master bedroom”.

grandMattie Sat 14-Mar-20 11:44:45

Sitting room. When I lived in Oz in the early 60s, one sat on the lounge in the lounge-room. I thought it very peculiar

annsixty Sat 14-Mar-20 11:46:27

Well I am a pleb and I have a lounge but my GD who lives with me calls it the living room.
Growing up we had a kitchen which we lived in all week, only venturing into the “front room” at weekends.
To further compound my lowly status I have ( horror of horrors) a three piece suite!!

Franbern Sat 14-Mar-20 11:46:29

Living room and main bedroom (for the largest)

Kandinsky Sat 14-Mar-20 11:49:24

Front room, or maybe living room if my more middle class friends are visiting.

I couldn’t be friends with anyone who uses the word ‘lounge’. Ugh.

DoraMarr Sat 14-Mar-20 11:53:11

My parents always called it the lounge, but I notice my mother is now calling it the sitting room. I just have a room! I think if I’m describing it I just call it the main room. It has the kitchen at one end and a dining table and chairs, so it’s a portmanteau room really.

kittylester Sat 14-Mar-20 11:55:05

I hate master bedroom and guest bedroom.

We have our bedroom, the children's bedroom and the other bedroom.

shysal Sat 14-Mar-20 11:55:17

Mine is a living room as it is for sitting and dining.

TrendyNannie6 Sat 14-Mar-20 11:55:21

Living room

kittylester Sat 14-Mar-20 11:56:11

Cor, kandinsky, that's harsh!

janeainsworth Sat 14-Mar-20 12:00:46

Oh well you’ll want to avoid me and my lounge then, Kandinsky. Not a bad thing, perhaps.
I sometimes refer to our main meal as ‘tea’ too. shock
Another indicator of my supposedly northern lower-class origins.

grannyactivist Sat 14-Mar-20 12:04:06

Sitting room, living room, front room.
Bedrooms are; my room, lodger’s room, green room, blue room, baby’s room and attic room.