Ooh, can you tell me please, what is the difference between a sofa and a setee?
I don't think, in terms of how the thing looks or functions, there is a difference. I suspect the variation in names might depend where you live and your background (certainly, it's always been a "settee" in my family, but apparently a "sofa" amongst my mostly rather posher acquaintances from University days).
Edit - sure enough, it's partly a class thing:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U_and_non-U_English
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