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Is it just my hearing?....

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supercrutch Report 14 Jan 2013 13:31

Lol I heard lady boys too :-D

Thought they had branched out due to poor sales.

Sue x


Merlin Report 14 Jan 2013 13:29

Half Price from India. :-D


Janet Report 14 Jan 2013 12:08

The Lazy Boy has been a trade mark for years and it shows a man idly slumped in a chair . When my mother was alive she always associated the logo with my eldest brother who is over six foot and used to recline in the same manner when a young man. He is now well over seventy! -jl


JustJohn Report 14 Jan 2013 10:30

It is Lady Boys - and probably to draw attention to product. Have heard this in advertising before and doubted my ears. I note a poem from Scotalnd that has been widely misheard as:

Ye Highlands and ye Lowlands,
Oh, where hae ye been?
They hae slain the Earl O' Moray,
And Lady Mondegreen.

The actual fourth line is "And laid him on the green".

These deliberate mistakes by advertisers are apparently called mondegreens ;-)


DazedConfused Report 14 Jan 2013 10:21

Lazee Boys - are a very popular make in the US. When you see someone in a reclining chair in any US tv show, it will invariably be a Lazee Boy.


Kense Report 14 Jan 2013 09:11

I thought it was Lady Boys and that seemed unusual, but I just assumed it was an accepted part of this strange modern world I live in. :-)


JustJohn Report 14 Jan 2013 08:38

Half price, Ann. Real bargains. Except we can get same thing third price direct from manufacturers - who all seem to be up the Valleys :-D :-D


maggiewinchester Report 14 Jan 2013 00:22

:-D I realised, when iactually watched the ad that they were Lazy boys, but the name really is too near........

...visions of some perv going along.....

Ann, I believe they may have....


AnnCardiff Report 14 Jan 2013 00:02

shock - horror - don't tell me they have a sale :-S :-S :-S

you'll be telling me next that DFS have a sale


jax Report 13 Jan 2013 23:28

Had I not recently bought a fully reclining electric chair, I may have thought the same but had heard of that make Lazy boy... so no


JustJohn Report 13 Jan 2013 23:18

Quite right Maggie. I also heard Lady Boys. And they are heavily discounted :-D


aivlyS Report 13 Jan 2013 22:54

lol ...... is it not lazy boys lol ?


maggiewinchester Report 13 Jan 2013 22:53

In the ScS advert (sofas, carpets etc) does anyone else think they are declaring they have Lady Boys on offer? :-S