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Autor:  Dale/RS
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Data:  11/SET/2005 6:47 PM
Assunto:  Parlor songs
 
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I can hardly wait for the answer to your question!  Where did you find such an unusual term?  Was it in a very old book?  I've heard of "parlor games", but..."parlor songs"???  The word "parlor" is rarely used today.  It means more or less "living room".  My guess is that some erudite student will tell us that a "parlor song" is something suitable for singing while sitting around a parlor with other ladies and gentlemen (and children), chatting with friends and sipping tea. 

 

 


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Parlor songs  –  Paula  11/SET/2005, 4:39 PM
 Parlor songs  –  Dale/RS  11/SET/2005, 6:47 PM
Parlor songs  –  Dale/RS  11/SET/2005, 6:52 PM
ice crean parlor  –  Tiago  11/SET/2005, 6:56 PM
ice crean parlor  –  Dale/RS  11/SET/2005, 9:32 PM
ice crean parlor  –  Sara  11/SET/2005, 10:34 PM
ice cream parlor  –  Dale/RS  12/SET/2005, 12:33 AM

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