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    (Original post by cookie123456789)
    Excuse me? totes? Please speak proper English my good sir.
    But yes, I do love a good canopé. I am eating one now in fact, listening to Radiohead, sat on a chais long stroking the family dog as mama gets the tea sorted
    ask Nanny to teach you French.
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    (Original post by the bear)
    ask Nanny to teach you French.
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    ask Nanny to teach you French.
    I am learning French.
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    (Original post by cookie123456789)
    I am learning French.
    "sat on a chais long stroking the family dog "

    chais means sheds where winemakers store their casks
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    "sat on a chais long stroking the family dog "

    chais means sheds where winemakers store their casks
    :cool: fine. I haven't learnt that word yet so how was I meant to know?
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    :cool: fine. I haven't learnt that word yet so how was I meant to know?
    :hugs: one step at a time :pierre:
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    :hugs: one step at a time :pierre:
    yep. :jiggy:
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    "sat on a chais long stroking the family dog "

    chais means sheds where winemakers store their casks
    Chais, of course are plural; chai is singular. Chaise is the singular of chair or a small carriage.

    So we have conjured up images of people sat on chaises longues (odd-shaped settees) mounted upon the roofs of wine warehouses, learning to improve their French and English spelling while stroking the family dog and awaiting their carriage.

    They must be middle class, surely?
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    Chais, of course are plural; chai is singular. Chaise is the singular of chair or a small carriage.

    So we have conjured up images of people sat on chaises longues (odd-shaped settees) mounted upon the roofs of wine warehouses, learning to improve their French and English spelling while stroking the family dog and awaiting their carriage.

    They must be middle class, surely?
    Well played Sir !

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    Too kind. Le plat du jour, I assume.
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    (Original post by Good bloke)
    Chais, of course are plural; chai is singular. Chaise is the singular of chair or a small carriage.

    So we have conjured up images of people sat on chaises longues (odd-shaped settees) mounted upon the roofs of wine warehouses, learning to improve their French and English spelling while stroking the family dog and awaiting their carriage.

    They must be middle class, surely?
    You think I'm middle class? I'm not really sure what class I am
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    (Original post by cookie123456789)
    You think I'm middle class?
    If you are currently sitting on a wine warehouse roof, yes.
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    (Original post by Good bloke)
    If you are currently sitting on a wine warehouse roof, yes.
    No I am sitting on a chaise lounge in my dining room. Does that mean I'm not middle class?
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    No I am sitting on a chaise lounge in my dining room
    What is a chaise lounge?
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    I don't think it's as simple as what job you do or how much money you have. That's just a generic rigid term based on 19th century status quo imo. Nowadays class has other determining factors- the food you eat, what newspaper you read, what television programs you watch etc
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    (Original post by Good bloke)
    What is a chaise lounge?
    It's a long posh sofa-like chair
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    (Original post by cookie123456789)
    It's a long posh sofa-like chair
    A bit like a chaise longue then, but perhaps lower class?
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    (Original post by cookie123456789)
    It's a long posh sofa-like chair
    it is similar to a chaise longue :dontknow:

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    (Original post by the bear)
    it is similar to a chaise longue :dontknow:
    Oh sorry I meant Chaise Longue
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    (Original post by Good bloke)
    A bit like a chaise longue then, but perhaps lower class?
    I meant Chaise Longue
 
 
 
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