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Surely it's PLAYGROUND not PARK??

(10 Posts)
CapricaSix Tue 02-Sep-08 23:10:00

I know so many people who, when we're wandering around in the park, say to the kids "Do you want to go the park?" angry

I love it when dd replies to them innocently and confusedly "We're already in the park!"

BoysAreLikeDogs Tue 02-Sep-08 23:11:21

Oooh a fellow pedant.

I like the cut of your jib.

cornsilk Tue 02-Sep-08 23:12:02


Overmydeadbody Tue 02-Sep-08 23:12:43

Oh yes, I agree, it's a playground, which can be located within a park.

BoysAreLikeDogs Tue 02-Sep-08 23:13:00

Pedants or park-people, CS?


ellideb Tue 02-Sep-08 23:13:50

Mmm, it annoys me too. Playgrounds have play equipment in them and are for children, parks don't have play equipment in them and are for the general public to enjoy. Usually they have benches, trees and flower beds.

cornsilk Tue 02-Sep-08 23:14:00

park people definitely. Throw dog poo at them if they do it again. Nincompoops.

BoysAreLikeDogs Tue 02-Sep-08 23:15:52


muggglewump Tue 02-Sep-08 23:18:05

I'm guilty.
We call the playgrounds on our estate parks. They are not at all, they have play equipment and no grass whatsoever!

CapricaSix Tue 02-Sep-08 23:38:29

oh good not just me then!

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