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Tuesday 1st December 2015
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Why is the Lounge Called the Drawing Room?


Why is the lounge called the drawing room?
Trisha, Maidstone



Name: Bruce, Oxstead
Qualification: Unknown
18th, 19th and early 20th century it was the "withdrawing room" for ladies to retire to after dinner - leaving the menfolk to smoke cigars and drink brandy.


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