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reesetee commented on the word cubby house
We always called them playhouses--or, if in a tree, treehouses.
September 15, 2008
trivet commented on the word cubby house
Here in the states, I often hear them called play structures, which is rather uninspiring.
When I was growing up, we had some trees and a hedge that fit the bill.
What I always wanted was a tree house.
plethora commented on the word cubby house
I was deprived of a cubby house in my childhood. I was always jealous of our neighbours, whose father built one for them. The worries of a seven-year-old :)
What are they called everywhere else?
bilby commented on the word cubby house
Good spot frindley; one of those words that is so much part of the landscape here I hardly notice it. Now I'm wondering what they are called in other countries.
frindley commented on the word cubby house
The usual Aussie term for a backyard playhouse. They can be quite elaborate affairs.
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