Results for - Rugs

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Rugs are more than just floor coverings.

Although the words can be used interchangeably when referring to floor coverings, some people make a distinction between the words

1. Although the words can be used interchangeably when referring to floor coverings, some people make a distinction between the words "carpet" and "rug". Do you?

I use the words carpet and rug interchangeably.
20%
450 votes
If the floor covering is installed, I refer to it as carpet; and if it is movable, I call it a rug.
46%
1,010 votes
I never considered the difference.
10%
229 votes
There is no difference.
6%
142 votes
I never speak about floor coverings, my head is in the clouds.
2%
53 votes
N/A
14%
316 votes
Rug is sometimes used to refer to a toupee or hairpiece. Have you used the word rug as slang for a hairpiece or wig?

2. Rug is sometimes used to refer to a toupee or hairpiece. Have you used the word rug as slang for a hairpiece or wig?

Yes
22%
475 votes
Maybe
14%
309 votes
Not since dinosaurs roamed the earth.
6%
142 votes
No
37%
820 votes
I never heard of this before, so no.
5%
117 votes
N/A
15%
337 votes
The British refer to lap robes as rugs. They are blankets used to cover legs, especially when traveling in a carriage. Have you ever ridden in an open carriage?

3. The British refer to lap robes as rugs. They are blankets used to cover legs, especially when traveling in a carriage. Have you ever ridden in an open carriage?

Yes
23%
505 votes
No
59%
1,307 votes
N/A
18%
388 votes

4. "Cutting a rug" was a slang term popular in the US around the 1920's -1940's that referred to dancing. "Let's go cut a rug." Have you ever used that phrase or something similar?

Yes
21%
469 votes
Not that I recall
19%
413 votes
Are you kidding! I wasn't around back then. I only LOOK 90.
9%
190 votes
No
35%
779 votes
N/A
16%
349 votes
10/04/2022 Trivia 2256 13 By: sylviefb
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