need DARE pairs

A. Maberry maberry at U.WASHINGTON.EDU
Fri Jun 23 22:05:53 UTC 2000

Same here. Armoire, chiffarobe and wardrobe are pieces of furniture, a
closet isn't.
And, for me, frosting is thick and not opaque, icing is thinner and
slighly opaque and a glaze is very thin and opaque or even transparent.
Even though frosting is common here, the phrase is still "the icing on the

maberry at

On Fri, 23 Jun 2000, Natalie Maynor wrote:

> Bonnie:
> > closet - chiffarobe
> And don't forget armoire.  I don't think of armoire and chifforobe
> as being parallel with closet, though -- wardrobe, but not closet.
> Does anybody call a free-standing piece of furniture of that kind a
> closet?
>    --Natalie Maynor (maynor at

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