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Pew

Post by Stevenloan » Sun May 17, 2020 11:16 am

Hi everybody! A few days ago I heard a woman saying "take a pew" to a man in a bar. Is this phrase used for friends only or for strangers also?

Thanks a lot!

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Post by trolley » Sun May 17, 2020 5:40 pm

I think it would be fine to say that to a stranger. It is intended to be slightly humorous. A pew is a type of seat that you would find in a Christian church...not in a pub, although some folks might afford their local pub the same reverence that others reserve for a place of worship.
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Post by Erik_Kowal » Sun May 17, 2020 8:32 pm

In my case, a lot more. :D
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Post by Stevenloan » Mon May 18, 2020 5:29 pm

trolley : Thanks so much for your answer. Erik : Thanks very much for your answer. But what do you mean by "a lot more"?

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Post by Erik_Kowal » Mon May 18, 2020 5:35 pm

A lot more reverence.
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Post by Stevenloan » Wed May 20, 2020 2:00 am

Erik : Thanks a lot for the clarification.

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Post by Bobinwales » Wed May 20, 2020 10:33 pm

What is this "pub" of which you speak?
Is it something pre-covid?
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Post by trolley » Wed May 20, 2020 10:54 pm

things are almost back to normal in The States...
https://www.wtnh.com/news/unusual-stori ... -pandemic/
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Post by Stevenloan » Thu May 21, 2020 2:17 am

Bob : Pubs, bars and restaurants have been back to normal in my country for over a week. trolley : Thanks for the link.

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Post by Bobinwales » Thu May 21, 2020 10:10 pm

I wish I could see the link John, but we in Europe are prohibited.
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Post by Erik_Kowal » Thu May 21, 2020 11:35 pm

Bob, if you're using a PC you can download the Epic browser (www.epicbrowser.com), install the VPN, and set it to one of the North American locations. Then you should have no problem seeing the page.
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Post by Bobinwales » Fri May 22, 2020 11:29 pm

Thank you Eric, I will try that.
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